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Document number: 4260
Date: 20 May 1841
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: LONGBOTTOM Robert J
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Collection number: envelope 20388
Last updated: 2nd July 2010

5 Cavendish Square
May 20


I had hopes that Yesterday I should have seen a young man of about 16 Years, who has been all his life amongst apps. & understands Keeping them in order moreover an intelligent person & I think would answer your purpose very well. I will if possible have him here tomorrow when I expect the pleasure to see you & you will have an opportunity of forming your own opinion

I have been thinking that our large Microscope will be best suited for you tomorrow so it shall be ready for you at the time appointed

I have the honor to be Your very faithful
Robt Longbottom

To H F Talbot Esqre

H. F. Talbot Esqre.
Sackville Street.

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