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October 21, 1940

Robert M. Levy, Esq.
Jacques Seligmann and Company, Inc.
5 East 57th Street
New York, New York

Dear Bob:

Thank you for your telegram and for your letter. I am delighted that you were able to get the Delacroix drawing for me, and I appreciate all your efforts in my behalf. I shall of course send you a check at once, but I wonder if it should not be for $770.00 instead of $700.00. I do not know what the regular commission is that your firm charges, but after all this is a business transaction, and I should be much happier if you would let me know the total amount I really owe you.

I sent you a wire this morning asking if you would send the drawing here, as I might just as well save the New York Sales Tax. I am leaving here Thursday or Friday, and I should like to see it before I depart. I shall be in New York over the week-end, so I hope to see you.

Again, many thanks,

Yours ever,
John S. Thacher
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