I feel no doubt as to the expediency and advantage of taking down the present building intended for a Drawing room and I think the elevation will be improved by a projection in the center of the Gallery something in the way of the Sketch I ventured to send before I saw Laycock Abbey I hope your Stay in Scotland will be prolonged for a few days as [illegible deletion] on Tuesday next I shall be at Kinmount <1> at Mr Scropes <2> twy Miles from Carlisle on Wednesday at Glasgow & on Thursday at Dunkeld <3> I will enquire at the Post Office Glasgow for a letter
I remain dear Sir your obliged Humble Sert
Henry F Talbot Esqr
1. Probably Kinmount House, Dumfries, about 16 miles north west of Carlisle.
2. George Julius Duncombe Poulett Scrope (1797–1876), MP & scientist.
3. Near Perth, Scotland.