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# 33 Ferry Avenue, East,
Detroit, Michigan,
April 18th, 1918.

Seaouke Yue, Esq.,
Care, Poh Yuen Tsar,
3 Newchwang Road,
Shanghai, China.

Dear Mr. Yue:-

Your interesting letter postmarked Shanghai, March 11th, is received and has been read with real interest.  I am glad to know that you have received safely the several letters, telegrams and remittances sent earlier by me to you.

I am greatly interested in the news of your travels to Shensi, Peking and other places and all that you wrote me concerning your acquisition of the gold-plated bronze utensils, the finding of a large Yin-tsin bowl of the Sung dynasty, the fifty large jades secured from the collection of the late Tuan Fang and your purchase of the jade sword of the Shou dynasty, the latter being the third piece of the three large specimens about which we have corresponded and two of which are already safely in the Smithsonian collection in my care -- and I would like to add the third piece to my collection just as you advised me to do in one of your earlier letters.

I hope also to buy the large Yin Tsin bowl and at least some of the gold-plated bronze utensils, and as many of the fifty pieces of Jade formally in the collection of Tuan Fang as may on my personal
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