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Document number: 7745
Date: 14 Nov 1858
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: BROOKER Thomas
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Last updated: 1st September 2003

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Copper & Steel Plate Printing Office.

78 Margaret St Cavendish Sqre W.

14 Nov 1858


Plates 1 & 2 in your list are in my possession to be <illeg> Plates 3 & 4 coppers I used the former, I only took 50 off the latter 100 both upon india paper having steel plates of other subjects that inked so much better I did not think it worth while to put in the titles.

The 3rd plate, and best, plate “Congress of Deputies came too late to use hence its return to you I regret with you that more time was not given From all I hear the public are surprised as well as delighted with the result. They all express a desire to see something larger.

I will forward your ac as requested in a few days.

I am Yr Obt Sert

T. Brooker

H Fox Talbot Esqe

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