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Zurich, September 16th 1947. Bärengasse 18 By Airmail. Mr. Germain Seligmann c/o. Messrs. Jacques Seligmann & Co. 5 East 57th Street New York . Dear Mr. Seligmann, I bought from your firm in the first days of 1941 out of the Mackay liquidation: Brunswick Suit A-35 Sword . . . . . K-28 Sword . . . . . K-12 Sword . . . . . K- 5 Barbute . . . . E-13 Pistols . . . . G- 9 Arbalette . . . F -2. Those goods were deposited partly with Mr.Higgins in Worchester, partly with my son in Los Angeles. I want these arms now to be shipped to Switzerland. Our present laws in connection with importation force the importer to buy the foreign exchange at the official rate. Therefore I must place a special demand to our National Bank to import goods that were purchased before this restriction was imposed. Please therefore confirm to me that the goods mentioned above were purchased from you already at this early date. I hope that I do not cause you any trouble [[strikethrough]] for [[/strikethrough]] with this demand and thank you for your assistance. With kindest regards Yours sincerely [[signature]]
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