Allocation of papers accepted in lieu of tax
Part of the archive of the Northamptonshire estates of the Dukes of Grafton has been accepted in lieu of tax by the government.
Notable material includes accounts, correspondence, deeds, estate maps, architectural drawings, and manorial records from the 17th to the 20th centuries.
Any library, record office or institution in the United Kingdom interested in acquiring the papers should contact Philip Gale, Head of Standards and Improvement, Archives Sector Development, The National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 4DU (email email@example.com) for further particulars in the first instance.
Applications for allocation of this material must be received in writing at the same address by Friday, 22 February 2019.
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