FR - NL - EN
Archives I presume?
"Two additions to the request of of Lambermont regarding the philantrophic purpose", Strauch wrote to Leopold II in a letter of 25 February 1880. The sovereign used a philantropic masquerade to veil the real goal of his African undertaking: trade and profit. Microfilm copy of a received letter from the sovereign to Strauch, 1880.
NAB, Papers Maximilien Strauch, Film 2740. The original document is preseved at the NPO Dynasty and Cultural Heritage.