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Document number: 4548
Date: 16 Jul 1842
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: LONGBOTTOM Robert J
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Collection number historic: LA42-45
Last updated: 26th January 2013

Royal Polytechnic Insn
July 16/42

Dr Sir

You may rely on your wishes on the subject of specimens paper &c being attended to.

The specimens you were kind enough to lend us will be also taken the greatest care of & I am happy to say that the Lectures <1> give perfect satisfaction

Believe me Dr Sir Yours most faithfully
Robt J Longbottom

Hy Fox Talbot Esqe


Notes:

1. The lectures on 'Mr Fox Talbot's Calotype Process' were started in July when the Royal Polytechnic Institution's new rooms onto Cavendish Square were opened - they met with great success. Undoubtedly some visitors also came to see Richard Beard's Daguerreotype studio, based there. See Doc. No: 04457.

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