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Document number: 4950
Date: 28 Feb 1844
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: VENN J et Fils
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Collection number historic: LA44-10
Last updated: 20th February 2012

J. Venn et Fils

London. No 2 Pope's Head
Alley, Cornhill.
Feby 28. 1844.

Mr Talbot /

Sir /

We beg to acknowledge the receipt of your favor of yesterday containing an "expedition du [illegible] de brevet d'importation à Mr le Marquis de Bassano <1>" together with a Letter from Mr Truffaut <2> to you, We [sic] will prepare the Procuration for your Signature on next Friday when We hope to have the pleasure of seeing you.

Yr obt Servts
Jno Venn & Sons

W. H. F. Talbot Esqre


1. Hugues Antoine Joseph Eugène Maret, Marquis de Bassano (1806-1889), photographic entrepreneur, Paris.

2. Louis Henri Joseph Truffaut, patent agent, Paris.