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Document number: 4949
Date: 26 Feb 1844
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: BABBAGE Charles
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Collection number historic: LA44-9
Last updated: 24th March 2012

Dear Talbot,

Many thanks for the loan of those beautiful photographs. <1> They were much admired last Saturday Evg and I intend to retain them untill after next Saturday the 9 unless you wish them otherwise disposed of. I will then return them to Sackville St. <2> In the meantime I gave Lady Byron <3> a treat to whom I lent them for a few hours.

I hope whenever you come to town and find I have an assembly of my friends on Saturday evening you will always consider yourself as invited and most wellcome [sic].

Ever truly Yours
C Babbage

Dorset H
Manch Sq
26 Feb 1844


Notes:

1. See Doc. No: 04945.

2. 31 Sackville Street, London residence of the Feildings, often used as a London base by WHFT.

3. Anne Isabella (Annabella) Milbanke, Lady Byron (17921860).

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