link to Talbot Project home page link to De Montfort University home page link to Glasgow University home page
Project Director: Professor Larry J Schaaf

Back to the letter search >

Document number: 4990
Date: Thu 25 May 1844
Dating: date assumed from Doc no 05001
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: HORSLEY John Callcott
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Last updated: 1st August 2016

H. of C. <1>

My dear Sir

I have heard from Mr Longman <2> & shall have much pleasure in meeting you at his house on Sunday next.

I will not fail to give your message to my Uncle <3> who I am sure would be most happy to see you if you could find time to travel so far.

I am dear Sir very faithfully yours
J C. Horsley

Fox.[sic] Talbot Esqr


1. House of Commons. Horsley had been commissioned to produce one of the frescos for the new building.

2. Thomas Longman (18041879), publisher, London.

3. Sir Augustus Callcott (17791844), British Painter. [See Doc. No: 05001].