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Record NGA27/32/3/67

Archive reference number NGA27/32/3/67
Title

Letter from Lord Rosebery to Sir William Agnew

Date 31 Mar 1890
Description

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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