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Record NG6/12/447

Archive reference number NG6/12/447

Letter to The Right Honourable Chancellor of the Exchequer

Date 1 Mar 1887

Advising that the total amounts raised for entrance on Public and Student days for 1886 were £1198 7s and for 1885 were £1309 9s and requesting that in future these and any profits from the sale of catalogues should be retained by the Gallery rather than being forwarded to H.M. Exchequer because of an urgent need for funds to buy pictures

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