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Document number: 5504
Date: 08 Apr 1857
Dating: publication of The Book of Jonah
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: DESPREZ Philip Charles Soulbien
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Last updated: 1st September 2003

16. Williams Terrace
Lorrimore Square
Walworth. S.

April 8.


I venture to send you by this Post a little Book which I have just published having for its object the illustration of the Book of Jonah by the Assyrian Discoveries <1>

Any interest it may possess is owing to the researches of yourself & others – I have taken the liberty of mentioning your name pp – 46–59.

If you should think it useful in the way of establishing the Truth of Holy Scripture on the minds of those who may not have time or opportunity to investigate larger works on similar subjects, I should esteem it a favor if you would recommend it –

I beg to apologize for this intrusion &

Have the honor to be Sir
Your obliged & obedt Servt –

Philip S. Despres.


1. The Book of Jonah Illustrated by Discoveries at Nineveh (London: Judd & Glass, 1857).

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