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December 16th., 1936.

Dear Mr. Van Vleck:

To supplement the conversation I had with you the other day, I want to let you know that my father, the late Jacques Seligmann, and [[pencil underlined]] Mr. Berwind[[/pencil underlined]], knew one another very well, and that - though I haven't been in the Berwind home in, I should say, about ten years - I remember very well the type of pictures he owned.

Those pictures are exactly in our line of business and we have inquirees from time to time from very important clients and institutions both here and in Europe, who are anxious to acquire first rate pictures and we feel that we are in an excellent position to get the best possible prices whenever the estate might want to sell some of the paintings.

In the meantime, I would appreciate having a look at these pictures, if and when possible.

Thanking you in advance for your help you might give me in this matter, I am, 

Yours very sincerely,

(Germain Séligmann)

A. Nye Van Vleck, Esq.,
Guaranty Trust Company,
140 Broadway,
New York, N.Y.
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