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^[[checkmark]] ^[[[[underlined]]NY[[/underlined]] RW/L Paris, October 7th.1932 Dear Beatrice: In the enclosure, I am sending you as per your letter of October 2nd. the requested estimate of the work executed in your petit salon. From the different items mentioned to be executed under the devis and the total amount of same, you can see that we have succeeded in saving you, through close figuring and elimination of unnecessary work, about Frs.6.000.-- expenses. Regarding the point of the "boite à rideaux" which, as I wrote you already, we prefer not to execute if we have enough silk to make the lambrequins of the curtains -which we shall see after having received the material from Mme Conklin-, in case there would not be enough silk for your curtains, we would be obliged to make a "boite à rideaux" for which you would have to foresee a supplementary Frs 1.000.-- and a delay of several days for the work, as all the proportions of the panneaux, parcloses, etc., would have to be changed accordingly. Regarding the mirror, I cannot tell you at the moment what same will actually cost. We had figured, before your departure, at about Frs 8.000.--. However, you can rest assured that we will deal one out for you most advantageously. The silk for the panels amounts to Frs 3.000.-- The sketch regarding the chandelier has not as yet been returned by Mr. Delisle; probably shall follow to-morrow. Trusting these lines reach you in good health, I remain with all my kindest regards, Always faithfully, Mrs. Charles A. CARTWRIGHT 28 Curzon Street, London. We are keeping the original devis of Marcel André which wil be handed to you when you get to Paris so that it may not be lost on the way.
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