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Tel. Temple Bar 8780.
J. Chenue,
French Packer,
10, Great St. Andrew Street,
Shaftesbury Avenue,
London. W. C. 2

London ^[[17th April 1936
Messrs Jacques Seligmann & Co. inc.
New York.]]

I beg to advise that in accordance with instructions received from Dr. Zatzenstein-Matthiesen, I have shipped to you, freight paid, through Messrs. Hirshbach & Smith, by the s,s, American Banker, a case marked J. S. 973, containing a picture, "The Music Party" by Pieter de Hooch. The Bill of lading and Consular Invoice have been sent forward to Messrs. Hirshbach & Smith, and I have [[underlined]] insured against all risks in transit [[/underlined]] as instructed by Dr. Zatzenstein.  Trusting the picture will arrive safely,I beg to remain,

Your faithfully,
^[[J Chenue]]

Transcription Notes:
There appears to be a handwritten underline bracket under the words "insured against all risks in transit".

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