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Document number: 08415
Date: 05 Jun 1861
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: HOGARTH Joseph
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Collection number historic: LA61-105
Last updated: 15th July 2010

June 5th 1861


I am not conscious of having departed from the understood arrangement in any way the whole of the correspondance was handed to Mr Du Pasquier <1> and I am quite sure he would not make unnecessary objections or allow me to depart from any stipulations I had entered into<.> I feel therefore there cannot be any doubt of coming to a right understanding if the meeting I proposed <2> takes place.

My calling upon you at Lacock has led me into a subject which entirely belongs to Mr Pretch <3> and should our present negociation terminate without coming to a conclusion I must leave the matter in Mr Pretches hands

I remain Sir Your Obedient Servt
J. Hogarth

To The Honble
Fox Talbot &c


1. Apparently the legal adviser to the proposed photographic-engraving company. See Doc. No: 08412.

2. See Doc. No: 08412.

3. Paul Pretsch (18081873), Austrian photographer & inventor; founder of the Photogalvanographic Company.