Reference numberNLB/13/388
Alternative reference numberNLB/13 p236
TitleCopy letter from Michael Foster, to His Excellency, Baron van Goldstein van Oldenaller
Date12 August 1896
DescriptionThe Society has received the enclosed letter from the Hague [not attached]. The Society possess several articles of very great interest and importance relating to the Huygens. If the exhibition is one of importance such as would justify the Society in letting the objects out of its custody they shall go but the enclosed letter hardly gives adequate information.

Asks His Excellency's opinion on whether the Exhibition is of such importance as to justify an affirmative answer. If affirmative Foster asks the most secure way of sending objects to and from the Hague.
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