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|Archive reference number||NG54/3|
Letter regarding the possible purchase of a picture
|Date||13 Aug 1877|
Fairfax Murray refers to a letter sent previously by Burton and gives the date only as the 6th. He says that despite being busy due to the recent birth of a daughter he had found time to meet the owner of the picture and discuss possible purchase. He mentions Lombard and Mr Howard later on in the letter.
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