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Document number: 4574
Date: 26 May 1875
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: FRAMPTON Henry
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Collection number historic: Acc 22837 (envelope)
Last updated: 12th November 2012

Moreton House,
May 26th 1875

My dear Henry

My sister Harriot <1> writes me word that you have never seen or heard of my Father’s <2> little book on Planting that I had published a few years since and that you would like to have one– I have very few left but am glad to send you one and I know my father would be glad you should have one– I am afraid it has been the case of out of sight out of mind as it is so long since we met that I did not put you down at the time in my list of those of the Family who should have one – I am sorry we were prevented from going to Bath at the same time that Harriot was there and we should then have met– I hope still to leave in a few days for Bath but my movements are most uncertain owing to having my two grandsons to arrange for. Happily only one has the Scarlet Fever & he is I am thankful to say, now quite well but we have to keep him & [illegible] until his brother is sent off to school or somewhere– Mrs Frampton <3> joins me in kind remembrance to Mrs Talbot <4>

Believe me yours very truly
Henry Frampton

[envelope, imprinted on flap "Moreton House, Dorchester":]
Henry Fox Talbot Esqre
Lacock Abbey


1. Harriot Georgiana Mundy, née Frampton (1806-1886), WHFT’s cousin & sister-in-law.

2. James Frampton (1769–1855), High Sheriff, Proverbs on planting; or, Maxims for Moreton. With a prefatory address to my successors, etc. (Dorchester: James Foster, ca.1870).

3. Charlotte Frampton, née Blencowe.

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

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