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|Archive reference number||NG6/7/422|
Letter to the Secretary, H. M. Treasury
|Date||27 Jul 1881|
Informing the correspondent that the Trustees and Director of the National Gallery concur with the suggestion of the First Commissioner of Works in the House of Commons, that it would be desirable to remove from the Gallery pictures not important enough to remain in the Collection. Requests that a resolution passed by the Trustees be laid before the Lords Commissioners of H. M. Treasury, that a Bill be tabled in Parliament enabling the lending of paintings to the National Galleries of Dublin and Edinburgh.