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Letter from Lord Rosebery to Sir William Agnew

31 Mar 1890

Title

Letter from Lord Rosebery to Sir William Agnew

Date

31 Mar 1890

Archive reference number

NGA27/32/3/67

Description

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

Item

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