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Acquisition file

11 Jan 1917-11 Jul 1917

Title

Acquisition file

Date

11 Jan 1917-11 Jul 1917

Archive reference number

NG14/3/5

Description

Correspondence with HM Treasury re payment of export duty on the Layard pictures transported to London and with the Treasury Solicitor's Department re Major Layard's renewed request for a settlement with the Gallery before his appeal to the House of Lords; copy of the House of Lords' judgment of 16 Mar 1917 stating that a compromise between the NG and Major Layard should be reached; correspondence between Gallery and HM Treasury re this settlement; copy of formal receipt for the pictures of 9 May 1917 sent to Lord Bessborough

Record type

File

Paintings referenced in this record

Related material

Numerous documents relating to the Layard Bequest may be found in NG7

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