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Document number: 09125
Date: 02 Dec 1845
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: DAUBENY Charles Giles Bridle
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Last updated: 1st September 2003


Decr 2 1845

My dear Sir /

You will, I am sure, excuse the liberty I am taking in introducing to you my young friend Mr Story Maskelyne, <1> whose name and descent alone would operate in his favour in the eyes of a man of Science, & who during his residence in Oxford was one of my most zealous active Pupils in Chemistry, which he cultivated with much zeal without however neglecting other studies more directly academical

As he has lately been experimenting upon the chemical action of light he is naturally anxious to become known to you, and as his Fathers residence is in Wiltshire near Swindon he will I hope shortly have an opportunity of calling upon you

Believe me
dear Sir
Yrs faithfully

Charles Daubeny


H. Fox Talbot Esqre
Laycock Abbey.
<illegible> <by?>
S. Maskelyne Esqre


1. , Nevil Story Maskelyne. see Doc. No: 05479