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Document number: 186
Date: Fri 1854
Dating: 1854, first publication of Notes on Babylonian
Recipient: HAWKINS Edward
Author: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Collection: British Museum, London - Dept of Ancient Near East
Collection number: Corr v.13 n.5212[1826-60]
Last updated: 28th April 2012

Athm Club, <1>
Friday evening

Dr Sir

I sent your note to Profr Wilson, <2> and now I find that Col Rawlinson <3> has lately published “Notes on early Babylonian history” Can you inform me of the publishers name, that I may order a copy –

I remain Yours vy Truly
H. F. Talbot

I have also written to the Trustees enclosed to Sir H. Ellis. my address is Lacock Abbey Chippenham


1. Athenaeum Club, Pall Mall, London: WHFT’s club; a gentleman’s club composed primarily of artists and scientists.

2. Prof Horace Hayman Wilson (1786-1860), Director of the Royal Asiatic Society.

3. Sir Henry Creswicke Rawlinson, 1st Baronet (1810–1895), orientalist. In 1854 he published Notes on the early history of Babylonia (London: . W. Parker & Son).

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