most willingly accepted by him, he only wishes it to be as popularly written as conveniently may be – I hope this arrangement will be satisfactory to you. The next no will be published on the 1st of February, the article will therefore appear in the ensuing number of the 1st of May. <1>
I conclude therefore that it will require to be in the printer’s hands in 6 weeks or 2 months
Believe me Ever truly yours
H. F. TalbotP.S. let me have a line in return to say you have received this –
Janry 7th 1848
1. Robert Hunt (1807–1887), scientist & photographic historian, published a short introduction to photography with positive mentionings of David Octavius Hill (1802–1870), Scottish painter & photographer; Rev Calvert Richard Jones (1802–1877), Welsh painter & photographer, and WHFT on 1 May 1848. See ‘Photography’, The Art-Union: monthly journal of the arts (London), v.10, 1 May 1848, pp. 133–136.