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Document number: 05076
Date: 19 Sep 1844
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: KING William Read
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Collection number historic: LA44-58
Last updated: 8th March 2012

W H. Talbot Esq

44 Sept 19

I sent to Mr Willats 98 Cheapside & purchased a packet of the Iodised paper wh was stated by the party selling it to be yr invention that it was a preparation of Nitrate of Silver & or things to be rubbed over the paper Mr Willatts [sic] also states that he shd have a little pamphlet ready on Saturday price 6d certainly clear dirons here to another Article &c

The buss of Mr Palmer is still going on as usual apparently <1>

May I request that any [illegible x 2] after the 28th may be directed to 1 New Sre Linc Inn


Notes:

1. Thomas Willats had formerly worked for the optician Edward Palmer of Newgate Street. This enquiry was triggered by a protest from Lady Elisabeth: see Doc. No: 05069. Willats conceded the infringement and apologised: see Doc. No: 05439.