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Letter from Sir Charles Eastlake to Ralph N Wornum

16 Jul 1857

Title

Letter from Sir Charles Eastlake to Ralph N Wornum

Date

16 Jul 1857

Archive reference number

NGA2/3/3/28

Description

Relating to arrangements for security including the concern about ladders and open windows and a proposed survey of the whole building. He emphasises that it is the Government's duty to settle such questions and then the officers' duty to execute those decisions. He states that the conservation of the pictures, the ventilation of the rooms and precautions against fire "are entrusted to you as Keeper". Also notes a complaint against Newham the Porter.

Record type

Item

Alternative reference numbers

NG32/71.28

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