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Document number: 3079
Date: 06 May 1835
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: ALEXANDER Harry Head
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Collection number historic: LA35-9
Last updated: 12th February 2012

Sir,

I am desired by the Committee of the Chippenham Literary & Scientific Institution,<1> to acknowledge your donation to the Institution of the 1st Ins. of this West of England Journal of Science &c I have also to express to you their gratification, on learning the probability of your honoring the Members of the Institution by delivering a Course of Lectures on Chemistry; they beg to request you will do so and assure you they anticipate much pleasure & profit in the delivery of such a Course. The Room at the New Hall it is expected will be completed by May

The Committee last Evening (Mr Provis, Chairman) <2> ordered the West of England Journal &c to be continued as one the [sic] Periodicals for the use of the Institution.

Thanking you for the interest you have always manifested for the welfare of the Institution,

I have the honor to remain, Sir, Your obedt Humble Servt
H Head Alexander
Hony Secretary

Chippenham
May 6th 1835

W.H.F. Talbot
Lacock Abbey
31 Sackville Street
Piccadilly
London


Notes:

1. Chippenham, Wiltshire: largest town near Lacock, 3 miles N.

2. John Provis, geologist, Chippenham.

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