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[[printed image and letterhead of Grand Hôtel, Paris]]
Grand Hôtel, Paris
235-48 _ 235-49 _ 235-51

12 Boulevard des Capucines
[[printed image and letterhead of Grand Hôtel, Paris]]
[[printed]] Paris le [[/printed]] June 22nd [[printed]] 190[[/printed]]3

My dear Colonel: 
Coleman and I arrived in Paris together late during the evening of the 17th inst. Since when, he and I have been very active in seeing the current exhibitions and in securing some things which were being held for our [[mutal?]] inspection and possible purchase. 
We have closed for such of the art objects as we desired and this morning he left for a hasty visit to London after which he will return to Capri. I was sorry to bid him good bye! He is a very refined and sympathetic character, and a genial and uncomplaining companion. He also is really a great expert in many directions of beauty, particularly in textiles, glass, paintings, sculpture, etc. etc. from the 12 century down to the 17th. A valued teacher he has proven to me!!

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La correspondance doit être adressée au Directeur
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