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Document number: 144
Date: 10 Feb 1852
Dating: just after dDoc no 145 and in response to Doc no 05669 - 28 Jan 1852
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: SHEEPSHANKS Richard
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Collection number historic: Acc no 21032 (envelope only)
Last updated: 24th June 2015

Dear Talbot,

I am going abroad & am leaving directions to an assistant secretary to get the Solar Eclipse <1> through the press without delay. So please to send to him as early as you can, your account which is I believe the only English South-Baltic account,

Yours very truly
R Sheepshanks.

[envelope: flap blindstamped The Athenӕum]
H. F. Talbot Esqe
Lacock Abbey


1. WHFT’s ‘Observations on the Total Eclipse of the Sun on July 28, 1851, Prussia’ was published in the Royal Astronomical Society Memoirs, v. 21, part 1, 1851–1852, pp. 107–113.

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