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Document number: 7374
Date: 13 Mar 1857
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: NORRIS Edwin
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Last updated: 1st September 2003

Royal Asiatic Society,
5, New Burlington Street,

13 March 1857.

Dear Sir,

I have not had a moment to reply to your note <1> till now. Our next meeting is on the 21st instant, when I shall have much pleasure in presenting your sealed packet to the meeting of Council. I will then lock it up in our strong box, of which I keep the key. I shall be much pleased to compare the versions, when Rawlinson’s <2> is published, and I have not the smallest doubt of their agreement in all essential particulars.

I am Dear Sir Yours vy faithfully

Edwin Norris

H. Fox Talbot Esq
&c &c &c

P. S. I hope the Colonel’s <3> parliamen<tary> avocations may not interfere with <the?> publication.


1. Letter not located.

2. Sir Henry Creswicke Rawlinson, 1st Baronet (1810–1895), orientalist.

3. Colonel Herny Rawlinson was ...

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