Reference numberNLB/13/417
Alternative reference numberNLB/13 p257
TitleCopy letter from Michael Foster, to the Secretary, Huygens Commission, the Hague
Date26 August 1896
DescriptionIn reply to the Secretary's letter of the 7th July, the Royal Society will be happy to lend various objects relating to the illustrious Huygens. The Netherlands Charge d'Affaires has kindly undertaken to make a selection and the Society has asked him to undertake the transmission to Holland under insurance, of such objects as he may choose.
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA8220Foster; Sir; Michael (1836 - 1907); physiologist1836 - 1907
NA8062Huygens; Christiaan (1629 - 1695); natural philosopher1629 - 1695
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