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Document number: 8565
Date: 16 May 1862
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: BANKS William
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Collection number historic: LA62-41
Last updated: 21st February 2012

[engraved letterhead/address:]
Engraving, Lithographic & General Printing Office
26, Waterloo Place,
Edinburgh

May 16th 1862

Dear Sir/

I have sent you by railway 1 lbs of the very finest Frankfort black & specially made up to suit the character of your plates.

We shall have pleasure in trying the ruling upon the Varnished Glass if you will run the risk of success or failure.

Yrs respectfully
William Banks

H. F. Talbot Esq

[invoice - engraved heading:]
Edinburgh, 26 Waterloo Place
to W. Banks & Son
Engravers, Lithographers, Draughtsmen, Steel and Copperplate Printers, &c.

H F Talbot Esq

1862

[invoice in 6 cols, handwritten. Col. 1, month; Col. 2, date; Col. 3, item; Col. 4, pounds; Col. 5, shillings; Col. 6, pence]

Jany 6 Paid Carriage of plates 3d 5 proofs of do 2/6 . 2 9

April 5 Paper & printing 13 Proofs of 11 plates . 11 .

10 12 Sheets finest plate paper . 2 6

. 2 Proofs of each of 3 plates 8vo . 5 .

12 4 do of each of 3 [illegible] small . 2 .

15 Supply of Frankfurt [sic] black mixing up d . . .

. Hard[?] for do 18/- '' '' '' [illegible] . 18 .

2 1 3.

[envelope:]
H. F. Talbot Esqre.
Millburn Tower
by Gogar
near Edinburgh

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