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Legal documents re the case of Layard v Bessborough & Others heard in the High Court of Justice and subsequent appeals including: extracts from Sir A.H. Layard's correspondence in the British Museum; Mr Benson's [undated] list of pictures in the Layard Collection with valuations; copy of the Opinion of the Law Officers and Mr J. Austen-Cartmell, 2 Dec 1914; copies of affidavits filed 16 Mar 1915; copy of Mr Justice Astbury's Judgment, 11 Nov 1915; copy of a Judgment in the Court of Appeal, 12 May 1916

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Paintings referenced in this record

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Numerous documents relating to the Layard Bequest may be found in NG7

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