20 Clarendon Crescent
H. Fox Talbot Esq.
April 2 1842
My dear Sir,
I am glad you are continuing your researches on the theory of numbers. I have seen <illegible> Balfour, <1> and find the paper can be placed amongst those to be read on the <21st?> inst
I am sorry to find from Sir Dd Brewster <2> that you cannot be present at the Meeting of that day <or?> at the Graduation. Shall I take charge of the paper? With kind regards
Yours very truly
1. Dr John Hutton Balfour (1808–1884), Scottish botanist.
2. Sir David Brewster (1781–1868), Scottish scientist & journalist.