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Document number: 9608
Date: 23 Feb 1841
Recipient: WARINGTON Robert
Author: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Collection: Royal Society of Chemistry, London
Collection number: Chemical Society's Jubilee Album
Last updated: 10th July 2006

Lacock Abbey

23d Feb. 1841


In reply to your favor of the 19th. I regret very much that absence from Town prevents my attending the meeting of gentlemen intending to form a chemical society. I am afraid that my numerous avocations would prevent me from joining the society, at least so as to take an efficient part in it.

I doubt whether Chemistry alone is a sufficient basis for a society and I should recommend that it should embrace both chemistry & electricity.

I am Sir Your obedt Servt

H.F. Talbot