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20 July 2012

The following archive collections have been accepted in lieu of tax by the government:

  • papers of Nevil Maskelyne (1732-1811), Astronomer Royal
  • correspondence of Hugh Oakeley Arnold-Forster (1855-1909)
  • family and estate papers of the Arnold-Forster family, 14th - 20th century

Any library, record office or similar institution in the UK interested in being allocated the papers should contact the Head of the Private Archives Team, Archives Sector Development, The National Archives, Ruskin Avenue, Kew TW9 4DU, or email: for further information.

Please send your applications to this address by 14 September 2012.

Please note, the application process has now closed.

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