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Document number: 3505
Date: Fri 28 Apr 1837
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: FRAMPTON Harriot Louisa, née Fox Strangways
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Last updated: 1st January 2011

13 Gloucester Row

My dr Henry

What are become of the Books you ordered from Thorpes <1> for me? for I have never received them, tho’ they have been daily enquired for. – I hope you did not lose a moment in going there about them, as I never send for any but what I am crazy to get, & they are snapt up in a moment – I now want you to get three more, the first is [illegible deletion] Index to Wartons Histy of Poetry No 2294

1407 Apologie du Prince Guillaume d’Orange 4to 4
2294 Index to Wartons <2> Histy of Poetry – 4to 4
2315 Weldons <3> Court of K. James – 12o 5/6

Pray send them off instantly for I shall be in a tantarum <4> as I always am for books fm Thorpes & it is a week since Ht <5> wrote – I congrat you & Constance <6> on your girl <7> if she has a pretty name & if you send the books quick –


You must send them down directed to me by Mail as I am in a tantarum.

Henry Fox Talbot Esqre
65 Harley Street


1. Thomas Thorp (1797–1877), Archdeacon of Bristol. [See Doc. No: 03502].

2. Thomas Warton (1728–1790) An index to The history of English poetry by Thomas Warton (London: Printed for Lackington, Allen, and co., 1806)

3. Sir Anthony Weldon The Court and Character of King James.

4. Passion, frenzy.

5. Henrietta Horatia Maria Gaisford, née Feilding (1810–1851), WHFT’s half-sister.

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

7. Rosamond Constance ‘Monie’ Talbot (1837–1906), artist & WHFT’s 2nd daughter.

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