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November 10th 1921


W. R. Coe, Esq.
Planting Fields
Oyster Bay, L.I.

My dear Mr. Coe,-

Let me again, in my father's name and in my own, tell you of the great treat that you gave us to-day in showing us your very splendid house, and at the same time thank you for your charming hospitality.

We have looked at the embroidered panel placed on the mantel piece of the dining room before we left, and it certainly does look very well and is exactly of the dimensions needed. I have called the attention of your man to the way of fixing it there above, and also of having a small projector that could not be seen, placed on top of the mantel piece, to give the proper electric lighting. Should this place not suit you, in spite of what we think, why should you not try it above the piece of furniture on which you placed the Chinese vase purchased from us, and which is right in your entrance hall. The dimensions seem to be right, and it would also get the proper daylight. Besides, the place in the staircase where we saw it at first, would also be very good if a little electric projector was placed on the wall facing it. These make three different places for this panel that are perfectly suitable; nevertheless I can only repeat that, should you prefer to return it to us just do so as I would hate you to keep anything that you would not deem fit for your place. The stained glass has been put on the right side and looks all right I think.

As regards to the Godecharle statue, we talked the matter over
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