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December 22nd., 1924.

Mr. Andrew W. Mellon,
1785 Mass. Ave.,
Washington, D.C.

Dear Sir:

His Excellency, Mr. Wallace, took the trouble, as you know, to arrange for me to see your apartment while I was in Washington. I want to thank you for having allowed me to see your beautiful things and to tell you what a deep emotion it was for me to see in a gallery of such small space, some of the greatest pictures in the world.

You will probably be interested to know that tae [[sic]] tapestry of the same set as your marvelous one on red background, is now in the Chicago Art Institute, where it had been sold by us. This set and that part of the set which is in the Cluny are certainly among the finest of the Gothic period.

Outside of the Boucher tapestry we have now, which comes from a member of the Rothchild family in Paris, I had never seen, before I saw your's, one which was in such marvelous state of preservation. It was indeed, a great joy to see it.

With renewed thanks,

Pray believe me,

Yours very sincerely,
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