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Document number: 04973
Date: 29 Mar 1844
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: AWDRY West
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Last updated: 19th May 2010

March 29 /44

Dear Sir,

Mr Haslam<1> has remitted me the balance of Mr Collen’s <2> patent dues to Christmas and begs to have a receipt – Will you be good enough to sign & return me the enclosed receipt? I have paid the Amount to Mrs Talbots <3> Account at the Melksham <4> Bank

I remain dear Sir Your obliged Servt
West Awdry.

Chippenham <5>
29 March 1844


1. William Haslam, Collen’s solicitor, of Haslam & Bischoff, solicitors, London.

2. Henry Collen (1800–1879), miniature painter, calotypist & spiritualist, London.

3. Constance Talbot, née Mundy (1811–1880), WHFT’s wife.

4. Melksham, Wiltshire: market town near Lacock, 2 miles S.

5. Chippenham, Wiltshire: largest town near Lacock, 3 miles N.