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  • Liquidation of a ‘Reading Museum’ in Leiden

    Liquidation of a ‘Reading Museum’ in Leiden

    A recently discovered circular letter from 1826, sent by the Leiden professor of Theology Johannes Clarisse to the ‘gentlemen members of the now extinct ‘Reading Museum’ at Leiden, testifies to the end of one of the city’s first reading societies.