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Record NG6/3/509

Archive reference number NG6/3/509

Letter to Lady Eastlake

Date 3 May 1869

Re purchase of the late Sir Charles Eastlake's Library. The Trustees and Director propose to apply for a special grant with which to acquire the Library next year, and hope this is acceptable. This year the Library can only be purchased if the picture purchase grant is reduced, to which the Trustees object

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