Documents relating to Sir Hugh Lane's will of 11 Oct 1913 and an unwitnessed codicil of 3 ...
9 Jul 1915-1 Nov 1917
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File includes copies of both documents; memorials from the educational institutions and learned societies of Dublin petitioning for Lane's pictures to be restored to Dublin; correspondence with the Treasury Solicitor's department, PJ Brady MP, the Irish Office, the National Gallery of Ireland, the National Art Collections Fund, Matthew Nathan, Mrs E. Duncan and Lady Gregory, named as a trustee of Lane's codicil; copy of order of Justice Younger, [?dated 25 May 1917] for delivery of Lane pictures to NG; letter from Messrs Bird, solicitors to the executors, dated 1 Nov 1917, acknowledging Gallery's acceptance of the bequest
See NG14/22/1 for list of contents [not comprehensive].
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