7 - I half expect this to join the piles of unsent letters sloughing in the rain uptown. Let us pray that it does not, for I have a delicate proposition from which we could both benefit. Benefit richly.
3 - My usual clientele, the middling class, have little taste and less money. So I ventured my services downriver to a... Madam Zow Zow. A South Quarter madam, half payment up front. Of course there's danger but the thrill has driven me to fashion quite the piece, cousin! One deserving of a noble home, and a noble's purse.
9 - So for the Madam I made a gilded copy set with the very finest glass befitting a whoremonger. The real money is in the original piece I'll keep close in my workshop, 'til you find a buyer outside this reeking city. The Madam, and her pet jack-knives, will never know.