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Document number: 4486
Date: 14 Apr 1842
Dating: 1842?
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: GODDARD John Frederick
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Collection number historic: LA42-22
Last updated: 22nd June 2010

20 London St Fitzroy Sqr
Apl 14


I am much obliged to you for your kind note <1> of the 12th at present I do not anticipate any difficulty but have not it is true yet had an opportunity of making any experiments in the Calotype I am having a room at the Western Establishment fitted up for the purpose and the necessary apparatus &c made and in a few days hope to be doing something with it <2>

I am Sir Yours respectfully
Jno F. Goddard


1. Letter not located.

2. Goddard had visited Lacock Abbey on 8 April and had worked with WHFT and Nicolaas Henneman. See Larry J. Schaaf, Sun Pictures Catalogue 9: William Henry Fox Talbot, Friends & Relations (New York: Hans P. Kraus, Jr., Inc., 1999), pp. 22-29.

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