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December 7th., 1927.

Dear Mr. Rockefeller:

During his stay in Paris, Mr. George Grey Bernard urged us, in favor of an American museum or an American public institution, to part with the very fine and very important stained glass windows which were purchased a great many years ago by my father, the late Mr. Jacques Seligmann, and which heretofore we had refused to sell. 

They consist of six (6) panels about 9-1/2 feet high and about 28-1/2 inches wide, out of which three very large or six small windows could be made. They are [[Thenish?]] work of the end of the Fifteenth century and come from the Cathedral of Boppart [[sic Boppard?]] on the Rhine. 

We feel that we should call your attention to these windows knowing of your interest in religious institutions, to which you might like to present them. 

They form an absolutely unique ensemble, as nothing that important has been in the market for a great many years, and nothing like them, to our knowledge, exists in any collection which eventually could be for sale. 

Would you kindly let us know if you are interested in them, and we would be glad to bring you all the information we have. 

Yours very truly,

(Germain Seligmann)

John. D. Rockefeller, Jr., Esq.,
10 West 54th Street,
New York, New York.

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'Thenish' ~ Flemish?

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