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Record NG6/6/708

Archive reference number NG6/6/708

Letter to Henry R. Grenfell, Deputy Governor of the Bank of England

Date 17 Jul 1880

Informing him that a pecuniary bequest has recently become payable to the

National Gallery, and under the terms of the Testator’s will the money is to be

invested in the names of the Trustees, but there are six Trustees and the

Treasury Solicitor says that the Bank of England may object to open the account

with more than four names. Requesting that he inform on whether this is the

case and if so what course should be adopted.

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