December 3, 1927
Mr. Edward L. Stanton,
Secretary to the Mayor,
Office of the Mayor,
City of New York.
My dear Mr. Stanton:
Your letter of December 1st comes to me as a great surprise. I never wrote to His Honor, the Mayor, and certainly Mrs. Whitney did not. My connection in this matter is one of interest in a great artist's picture, and in order to help I sent out letters to a long list of John Sloan's friends, asking for subscriptions not to exceed $10.00. Mayor Walker was not on the list as I fully appreciate the great demands upon his generosity. I am enclosing a copy of the letter which went out with my cognizance and my signature, and will be glad if you would send me a copy of the letter which you have received.
Regretting that this mistake has been made and with many thanks for your attitude in the matter, I am
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