Reference numberNLB/13/412
Alternative reference numberNLB/13 p252
TitleCopy letter from Theodore E James, to Michael Foster
Date24 August 1896
DescriptionJames sends the Admiralty letter for signature. Mr Lockyer's letter and accompanying enclosures want careful reading for typewritten errors so James retains both and sends on the letter only.

Encloses the answer from the Netherlands Embassy, together with a revised list of Huygens articles. The Council Minutes contain interesting entries about them. Martin Folkes drew up an inventory in 1748 which might be useful for this catalogue. Some years ago James helped a Mr Crouch hunt particulars of the Huygens memorials, and he subsequently wrote an interesting article in the 'Essex Naturalist'. James has asked Crouch to send another separate copy of this as it contains much that had not appeared before and may be of use to the compilers of the catalogue of exhibits.
Access statusOpen
Related materialFor Admiralty letter see NLB/13/11.
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8220Foster; Sir; Michael (1836 - 1907); physiologist1836 - 1907
NA6349Lockyer; Sir; Joseph Norman (1836 - 1920)1836 - 1920
NA8062Huygens; Christiaan (1629 - 1695); natural philosopher1629 - 1695
NA8378Folkes; Martin (1690 - 1754); antiquary and natural philosopher1690 - 1754
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