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|Archive reference number||NGA27/33/22/11|
Framed letter to Messers Agnew and son
|Date||22 Jan 1877|
Written from New York and stating that a piece of the picture is enclosed and they wish to enter into negotiations. A newspaper cutting is also mounted with the letter
The letter is concerning the theft of Gainsborough's 'Duchess of Devonshire' and referring to the fragments of the canvas, which are listed under NGA27/33/22/10
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