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Document number: 5388
Date: 10 Dec 1856
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: BUTLER Thomas
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Collection number historic: Acc no 20985 (envelope only)
Last updated: 26th January 2015

[signed by Butler, but the body of the letter appears to be in another hand]

British Museum,
Dec. 10th, 1856.


I am directed by Mr Panizzi to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 7th inst. which he will submit to the Trustees at their next Meeting. Mr Panizzi wishes me to acquaint you that in order to correct any mistake, or clear up any misunderstanding you had better write to Mr Norris or to Sir H. Rawlinson and ascertain in writing what are the feelings of this gentleman with respect to your request of having a copy of the lithographed inscriptions which you asked of the Trustees.

I have the honor to be, Sir, Your very obedt Servant,
Thomas Butler,
Chief Clerk

H. Fox Talbot, Esq.

H. Fox Talbot Esqre
Laycock Abbey

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