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Document number: 6102
Date: 05 Feb 1848
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: MALONE Thomas Augustine
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Collection number: envelope 20338
Collection number historic: LA48-11
Last updated: 19th October 2010

122 Regent St
Feby 5. 1848

To H F Talbot Esqr


Sir D Brewster <1> has referred a friend of his a Mr Beetham to Mr Henneman <2> for instruction in the Talbotype.

Mr Beetham is going to Calcutta & from his manner, Mr Henneman is in doubt whether to charge for the Instructions – or not.

An answer by return of post would be desirable

I remain Sir your obedt Servt
T A Malone

H F Talbot Esq
Lacock Abbey


1. Sir David Brewster (1781–1868), Scottish scientist & journalist.

2. Malone's business partner, Nicolaas Henneman (1813–1898), Dutch, active in England; WHFT’s valet, then assistant; photographer.

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