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Letter from Lord Rosebery to Mr Agnew

2 Jun 1895


Letter from Lord Rosebery to Mr Agnew


2 Jun 1895

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Black edged letter (2 Jun 1895) from Lord Rosebery to [Sir William] Agnew, marked 'yacht 'Morwen' ' and written on 10 Downing Street notepaper. Rosebery thanks Sir William for his kind congratulation [on Rosebery becoming Prime Minister]. Rosebery suggests that Sir William visit him at Downing Street and hopes that he has recovered from illness. He also makes reference to "your anonymous friend in the West of England" whose pictures he has seen advertised and enquires after the price of a portrait of Napoleon by Andrea Appiani.

Named persons featured:

Primrose, Archibald Philip, 5th Earl of Rosebery 1847-1929

[Agnew, Sir William, 1st Baronet 1825-1910]

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