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New York 22, N.Y.

^[[ [[underline]] REGISTERED. [[/underline]] ]]

January 10, 1964

Dear Herbert,

Acknowledging your letter of January 6th, with enclosure of your invoice for the pastel by

[[underline]] COUTURE [[/underline]]

I am sending you herein a check of

[[underline]] £225/-/- [[/underline]]
(Two Hundred Twenty-Five Pounds Sterling)

in full settlement of the latter. 

You would oblige me much were you able to give me some sort of a pedigree for this pastel, as such matters play a great role over here.

I assume that you have taken out the insurance on this shipment, as it is a purchase made directly from you.

From your letter I gather that you have given detailed instruction to CHENUE and please be sure that all the necessary documents, as well as your invoice, have been mailed directly to our Customs' Brokers :

Customs' Brokers
11 Broadway
New York, N.Y.

If I am particularly calling your attention to this, it is because such documents had not reached our Customs' Brokers when the CANOVA terra cottas landed here, causing thus additional delay.

For your information, they arrived at the air-port over a week ago, and are not yet in my possession. (I am imparting this information just to give you an insight into the red tape involved, as soon as


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