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Document number: 647
Date: 06 Mar 1815
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: FEILDING Charles
Collection: Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre, Chippenham
Collection number: Lacock Abbey Deposit WRO 2664
Last updated: 29th January 2012

Sackville St <1>
6 March

My dearest Boy

I send you Two Pounds which I conclude by your letter is all you want – if I am wrong & [sic] you will let me know. I will send you more – I am very glad Kit <2> has had an exercise read over as it will encourage him to [sic] for a little – I suppose you will make your own arrangements about coming to Town. if I am to send a Chaise for you let me know in time.

yrs aff.
C. F.

March six 1815
Henry Talbot Esqr

Dr Butler’s <3>
Harrow <4>
Auckland <5>
March 6th 1815.


1. Christopher Rice Mansel Talbot (1803–1890), immensely wealthy landowner, mathematician & politician; WHFT’s Welsh cousin.

2. 31 Sackville Street, London residence of the Feildings, often used as a London base by WHFT.

3. Rev George Butler (1774–1853), Headmaster at Harrow.

4. Harrow School: WHFT attended from 1811–1815 and his son Charles from 1855-1859.

5. George Eden, 1st Earl of Auckland (1784–1849), Governor General of India.

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