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Document number: 2217
Date: 10 Jul 1831
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: GUNDRY William
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Last updated: 29th April 2012

No 10 Harley Place
Clifton <1>
10th July 1831

Dear Sir

As I have been staying here for 2 or 3 weeks & do not purpose returning to Chippenham <2> before Monday the 18th Instant I thought I might be preventing a disappointmt by addressing a line or two from hence in reply to your favor of the 8th which has reached me here this day. If you consider the delay of importance & would request either Mr W Awdry or Mr Wilmot <3> to wait on the [illegible] agent (Mr [R?] Gundry- <4> I presume a meeting might be called in the absence of the Bailiff & should my signature be desired to the Petition & they will forward it to me I will sign it with much pleasure or indeed do any thing you might consider necessary & will point out to me by Letter addressed to me as above the Petition is at my Bank at Chippm and I have sent instructions to my Partner there ( Mr Poole <5> to forward your wishes by any means in his power I write in haste to Save the Post

& remain Dear Sir Yours truly
W. Gundry

PS. I was up at Ch. on Wednesday and answered questions on the same Subject put to me as the returning officer by the Home secretary

W. H. F. Talbot Esqre
No 31 Sackville Street
London


Notes:

1. Clifton, Bristol, on the Avon Gorge.

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

3. Probably West Awdry (18071892), solicitor, Chippenham, and William Wilmot, jnr, solicitor, Chippenham.

4. Possibly William Gundry, banker, Chippenham .

5. Probably of Poole & Carpmael, London solicitors.

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