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"I ask you to conserve your strength. Distressing news. We must replace the dead, prepare various expeditions in Upper Congo and extend our territory to Soudan. Expedition to enable Dupont to find gold and coal in Upper Congo; agricultural tests in Lower Congo.". Microfilm copy of a letter from the sovereign to Strauch, 1888.
NAB, Papers Maximilien Strauch, Film 2740. The original document is preseved at the NPO Dynasty and Cultural Heritage.