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|Archive reference number||NGA27/32/3/67|
Letter from Lord Rosebery to Sir William Agnew
|Date||31 Mar 1890|
Letter (31 Aug 1887) from Lord Rosebery, written from the London County Council to Sir William Agnew, thanking him for a letter. Rosebery reports that he is delighted to have secured a drawing by [John] Tenniel and is pleased that Agnew likes a recent speech which is "infamously reported." Rosebery states that he has bought, "at a price which would have tried Guinness's purse" a portrait of [John] Keats.
Named persons featured:
Primrose, Archibald Philip, 5th Earl of Rosebery 1847-1929
Agnew, Sir William, 1st Baronet 1825-1910
Tenniel, Sir John 1820–1914
Keats, John 1795–1821
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