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January 22, 1951

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Mr. George L. Rihl
Cía Mexicana de Aviación, S. A.
México, D. F.

Dear George:

Unfortunately my phone call to Mr. Key came through before your arrival
so I am passing on to you the following:

1 - Key will give you a bill of sale in the amount of four
thousand five hundred dollars in exchange for two drafts, one
in the amount mentioned, and the other, for sixteen hundred
dollars.

2 - The car will be delivered at the Office of our Agents in the Hamilton Hotel, Building, Laredo, Texas, at noon on Thursday, January 25.

My recommendation is that it be delivered through carta poder from you to our good friend Pepe Montemayor who is an established Customs Broker at Laredo. As soon as clearance has been effected we can send a reliable driver deadhead to Laredo vie CMA and your car should be in your possession a couple of days later.

In view of the shortage of time I recommend that you get Mario to give you the two drafts payable to John W. Key (who is the authorized Cadillac and Oldsmobile dealer at San Angelo, Texas) and if you are agreeable, advise me so that I may telephone Pepe Montemayor and at the same time advise the Laredo, Texas Ticket Office as to the course they should persue [[[pursue]].

Best regards,

E. R. Silliman

ERS/rn
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