Sent by Henry George Elliot, The Hague, Netherlands to George William Frederick Villiers [address not recorded] on 30 August 1853.
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Transcriber: Catchpole, Caroline
Transcription date: October 11, 2012
Scrutiny: 15/01/2013 - Catchpole, Caroline;
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August 30. 1853
With reference to G.[?] L’s "Separate" Desp[atch]: of the 10th of August instructing Mr. Herne’s to request permission for Mr. Alfred Wallace to visit the Dutch settlements in the Eastern Seas on a scientific expedition I have the honor[sic] to transmit herewith the copy of a note I have received from the Secretary General of the Dutch Foreign Office, inclosing[sic] an introduction for Mr. Wallace to the Governor General of Netherland India & stating that a duplicate of this letter has been forwarded to India by the ordinary channel
I have &c. | (signed) Henry Elliot [signature]
The Earl of Clarendon
Encl. in FOREIGN OFFICE
453 Sept. 6th
[The Hague Aug: 30. 1853
1. The words ‘Copy’ and ‘Separate’ are written in the top left hand corner of the page.
2. This information has been written on the back of the letter, in part ink, part pencil, presumably for internal filing procedures of the Royal Geographical Society.
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