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June 7th, 1943 Dear René: Thank you for your lines of June 2nd. The Pissarro had been carefully put aside for you and not shown to another soul, and I am delighted to read of the generosity of the Treasury towards you which enables you to purchase the picture. I want to congratulate you because it is one of the loveliest paintings by the artist that I know. Under the circumstances, would you mind letting me know the terms of payment you suggest? It is pleasant to read that you like California and that you are enjoying nice weather. Here it is overwhelmingly hot. With best regards to you and your wife, and hoping you have a very good time, Very sincerely, (Georges E. Seligmann) René Carlebach, Esq. Beverly Hills Hotel and Bungalows Beverly Hills, California ^[[GS]]
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