Stop the break-up and sale of the Mendham Collection

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Penny Huntington
7 years ago
It is our heritage

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Clive Toomer
7 years ago
If donors' wishes/intentions are not honoured, there will be no more donations to museums galleries or libraries.

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Jane Lawson
7 years ago
Research collections are vital to understanding history and should not be separated

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Rowan Morton-Gledhill
7 years ago
This collection should be kept together for the nation. Also, for a respected and august body like the Law Society not to keep its word regarding the spirit of this bequest is a bit poor to say the least!

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Fergus Wilde
7 years ago
The Law Society is behaving disgracefully in selling this collection on the open market. It was not given to them as an investment opportunity and should have been given into a public collection rather than scattered to the four winds. Shame on them.,

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ZILKA DAMIEN
8 years ago
OK ! !!

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Joanna Archer
8 years ago
Since when did lawyers need to resort to such lowdown behaviour to make money? Oh, I forgot. We're talking about lawyers.

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David Gardner
8 years ago
The collection was donated on the condition that it remains in tact. It should be kept in public hands research and national interest.

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Robert Charles
8 years ago
These books are invaluable to scholars researching into pre-reformation England; they should not leave the country.

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Haydn Green
8 years ago
The Mendham Collection is of great significance for research in Early Modern literature.