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March 26, 1917.

Mr. Seaouke Yue,
2 Newchang Road,
Shanghai, China.

Dear Mr. Yue,

I have your cablegram advising me of the ^[[purchase of the]] five Chinese scrolls for the sum of $7,000, gold, and I have this day instructed my bankers, the Guaranty Trust Company of this city, to cable you the sum of $7,500, which should reach you before March 29th.  To the cost, $7,000, I have added $500 commission to yourself and Mr. Pang, which I trust you and he will accept with my compliments.

Early in April the portrait of yourself, painted by Miss Marion Beckett during your recent stay in New York, will be sent to your address in Shanghai by American Express, charges prepaid.

I trust that the portrait will reach you in good condition, and that it will prove enjoyable to yourself and friends.

Believe me with kindest messages.

Sincerely yours,

[[handwritten notes as follows]]
1  Chan Shun Chu - Flowers | $750.00
2  Li Sung - Jewel Figures | 2,500.
3  Foo Chen - " " [[dittos for: Jewel Figures]] | 2,500-
4  Liang Kin Horses &c | 750.
5  Ming Ji - Valuable [[Assand]] copy of Ming Ji [[?} | 1,000
[[total]] | 7,500

In cabling payment to Mr Yue I increased his commission from $500.00 as agreed in N.Y. to $1,000.00 which amt is included in these figures.
CJF
[[?]] for cables &c
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