Skip to main content

Letter from Lord Rosebery to Sir William Agnew

31 Mar 1890


Letter from Lord Rosebery to Sir William Agnew


31 Mar 1890

Archive reference number



Letter (31 Aug 1887) from Lord Rosebery, written from the London County Council to Sir William Agnew, thanking him for a letter. Rosebery reports that he is delighted to have secured a drawing by [John] Tenniel and is pleased that Agnew likes a recent speech which is "infamously reported." Rosebery states that he has bought, "at a price which would have tried Guinness's purse" a portrait of [John] Keats.

Named persons featured:

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

Agnew, Sir William, 1st Baronet 1825-1910

Tenniel, Sir John 1820–1914

Keats, John 1795–1821

Record type


Your list will only be saved temporarily. Inactivity of more than an hour could result in the loss of your list. If you would like to keep a record of your list, we suggest you email it to yourself.

Your list of records will be sent to us if you request an appointment, and a summary will be included in your appointment email notification.