Typescript letter, signed, from W.B. Yeats to Lady Gregory,
1924 July 6.
|Main Creator:||Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939|
The letter deals with steps taken to resolve the dispute with the British government about the Hugh Lane pictures.
A typed letter, in which Yeats has made some manuscript insertions, with its accompanying envelope. It was written from Merrion Square.
Lane's art collection was left to the Municipal Gallery in Dublin in an unsigned codicil to his will. His previous will had bequeathed it to London. Although successive Irish governments made representations to the British government the issue was only resolved in 1959 with a compromise. Lady Gregory was an aunt of Hugh Lane.
Physical description: 1 item.
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|MS 50,287||Manuscripts Reading Room Special Access||Manuscripts|
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