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Record NG39/96

Archive reference number NG39/96

Letter concerning a painting belonging to W. Upcott: Offered as a bequest

Date 5 Jun 1846

Letter from Atkins and Andrews Solicitors on behalf of the executors of the late William Upcott, informing the Trustees of the latter's wish to give his collection of pictures in oil and crayon to the National Gallery. Annotated on reverse 'The Trustees decide to place the whole of the collection at the disposal of the executors for the benefit of the Estate.' Includes an extract from the will

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