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Document number: 1899
Date: 23 Nov 1829
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: TATE James
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Collection number historic: LA29-132
Last updated: 1st September 2003

Mr Tate sends for Mr Talbot’s perusal that article of his on the metrical Canon –

Class. Journ. XLV. p.166.

He sends also his little book on Metres .. <1> on the same point. pp. 11.12.

Mr Talbot may perhaps be amused with the article in Class. Journ. p. 147. on Thucydides <2> misquoted.


Nov. 23 . 1829.


1. An Introduction to the Principal Greek Tragic and Comic Metres in scansion, structure, and ictus (London: Baldwin & Cradock, 1829), 2nd. ed.

2. Thucydides ( ca.460–404), Athenian historian.