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Letter from Sargent to Viscount Dillon, chairman of the National Portrait Gallery's trustees, dated 6 January 1919, accepting the commission to paint one of the commemorative group portraits.
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Jan 6th 1919
31 Tite Street
Chelsea S.W.

To Right Honourable
The Viscount Dillon
Chairman of Board of Trustees

My Lord

Your letter expressing a belief that the Trustees would be willing to allow me all latitude of time for the execution of the proposed picture, holds out a hope for me that the obstacles to my accepting the