Reference numberNLB/70/776
Alternative reference numberNLB/70 p404
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to M. W. G. Van Der Tak; Columusstraat, 295, The Hague
Date5 August 1927
DescriptionPromises to put M. W. G. Van Der Tak's proposal to photograph the portrait of Henry Oldenburg before the Royal Society's Council, but warns that the next Council meeting is in October and so the decision to give Van Der Tak permission will not be granted before then.
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