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Legal documents

1914-1916

Title

Legal documents

Date

1914-1916

Archive reference number

NG14/3/6

Description

Legal documents re the case of Layard v Bessborough & Others heard in the High Court of Justice and subsequent appeals including: extracts from Sir A.H. Layard's correspondence in the British Museum; Mr Benson's [undated] list of pictures in the Layard Collection with valuations; copy of the Opinion of the Law Officers and Mr J. Austen-Cartmell, 2 Dec 1914; copies of affidavits filed 16 Mar 1915; copy of Mr Justice Astbury's Judgment, 11 Nov 1915; copy of a Judgment in the Court of Appeal, 12 May 1916

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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