100 years ago in COUN­TRY LIFE Oc­to­ber 6, 1917

Country Life Every Week - - Town & Country Notebook -

IMAG­I­NA­TION and a fine per­cep­tion of the psy­cho­log­i­cal needs of Bri­tish states­man­ship have in­spired Sir Arthur and Lady Lee’s gift of Che­quers to the na­tion. By their gen­eros­ity the Prime Min­is­ter of the fu­ture will have for his of­fi­cial coun­try res­i­dence one of the most typ­i­cal of English houses, with walls broad­based on the foun­da­tions of the na­tion’s his­tory, and set amid sur­round­ings of ex­tra­or­di­nary rest­ful­ness and beauty.

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