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Document number: 3796
Date: 08 Feb 1839
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: ROGET Peter Mark
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Collection number historic: LA39-010
Last updated: 1st September 2003

Bernard Street

Feb. 8: 1839

Dear Sir

I read to the Council, as you desired, the communication <1> you had sent me. They have decided that your paper <2> should be printed, not in the Transactions, but in the Proceedings of the Society.

I am, Dear Sir,
yours very truly

P. M. Roget

H. F. Talbot Esq.


1. See Doc. No: 03793, and Doc. No: 03794.

2. The council of the Royal Society objected to WHFT’s proposal to publish the whole of the paper ‘Some Account of the Art of Photogenic Drawing’, which was read before the Society on 31st January 1839.

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