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Document number: 6743
Date: 28 Apr 1842
Recipient: BEARD Richard
Author: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Last updated: 4th September 2012

[This is one section of a complex series of draft notes regarding contracts and terms for both Beard and Henry Collen.]

28 April, Beard.

If y wll indce pties t.take lics in 2 or 3 of ye princl provl towns, & allow Mr G. to give you y e instns necy at first, I compg M G for h trouble, y shd rec. a p.Cge of 5 per Ct upon ye sums recd by me for those licnsees as far as, ye takg of portrs

[expanded version:]

If you will induce parties to take licenses <1> in two or three of the principal provincial towns, & allow Mr Goddard <2> to give you the instructions necessary at first, I compensating Mr Goddard for his trouble, you should receive a per Centage of 5 per Cent upon the sums received by me for those licensees as far as, the taking of portraits.


Notes:

1. License to use the calotype process.

2. John Frederick Goddard (17971866), lecturer & photographer. [See Doc. No: 04480].

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