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Arezzo, [[strikethrough]] July [[/strikethrough]] Aug. 4th, 1912;
address: 3 bis rue des Beaux-Arts, Paris
(that is my old studio; I expect to be in a hotel almost next door about the end of this month,- will send you a card to make sure, when I am settled; they will keep mail there ).
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Dear Mr. Davies,   
You will quite surely ^[[insertion]] have [[/insertion]] had my card from Florence ^[[insertion]] whither I went [[/insertion]] immediately after receiving the check from Mr. Macbeth. I did everything that it was possible to attend to then, and came back to my work here. Since, I have had a note from Mr. Loeser, who is kindly acting for me, to say that the lawyer of Count Costa's estate is away from town, but that he will see to it that the matter is expedited immediately on the lawyer's return ^[[insertion]] I wrote this to Mr. Macbeth. [[/insertion]] The latter [[line drawn below, from "latter" to "lawyer's."]] has the picture, [[strikethrough]] and [[/strikethrough]] [[insertion]] also [[/insertion]] his signature as the "seller" is needed to the consular certificate. On that document I took the liberty of placing your name as the buyer, judging from Mr. Macbeth's note that it was not he and therefore thinking it better to use another name. I do not imagine
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