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Document number: 9997
Date: Fri 01 Aug 1873
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: EDGCUMBE Charles Ernest
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Collection number: Acc 22559 [envelope only]
Last updated: 18th April 2012

Mount Edgcumbe <1>
Devonport.
Friday 1st Aug

Dear Uncle Henry

Very many thanks for your kind recollection of me and for your invitation which I received this morning

I really very much regret that I cannot come now. I must stay here over tomorrow and am under promise to be at Cowes on Monday but as I am sure to be coming your way early in September, I will write and propose myself then in the hopes that it may be an equally convenient time for you to have me.

I am so glad to hear that some of the Australian seeds deigned to show themselves productive

With kind love to all

Believe me yr affte nephew
C E Edgcumbe

[envelope:]
Henry Fox Talbot
Lacock Abbey
Chippenham


Notes:

1. Mt Edgecumbe, near Plymouth: seat of the Earl of Mt Edgcumbe.