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Document number: 7786
Date: 06 Jan 1859
Recipient: WARD Theophilus Frederick
Author: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Collection number historic: LA59-1
Last updated: 26th April 2012


Jan 6/59

Mr Th. Ward
62 Tachbrook St Pimlico

Anythg wch y are engd upn by desire of HRH the P.C. if it requir’s th’ use of my invn as expld in yr lr I shl l be most happy t. allow y. th’ use of it provd it is bona fide for H H.R.H. or for the R.F. & that y. enge not t mak any or use of th’ invn wout obtg a pr licse fm me.

[expanded version:]

January 6, 1859

Mr Theophilus Ward
62 Tachbrook Street, Pimlico

Anything which you are engaged upon by desire of His Royal Highness the Prince Consort if it requires the use of my invention as explained in your letter <1> I should be most happy to allow you the use of it provided it is bona fide for H His Royal Highness. or for the Royal Family and that you engage not to make any other use of the invention without obtaining a proper license from me.


1. See Doc. No: 07771.

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