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Record NG6/6/590

Archive reference number NG6/6/590

Letter to J. R. Macarthur

Date 28 May 1880

Informing him that the Director, having examined the portrait, cannot recommend

it to the Trustees for purchase, and requesting that he send for it as soon as


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