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Document number: 2197
Date: 29 May 1831
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: SEYMER Harriet Ker, née Beckford
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Last updated: 24th November 2010

Dear Mr Talbot

We are likely to stay with our friends the Miss Wards <1> about 10 days longer & shall be very glad to see you if you pay your little annual visit to Cowes before we go but not being in a house of our own we shall not of course have the pleasure of seeing as much of you as we otherwise could. Henry <2> is just leaving us for Oxford as he finds the Commemoration is particularly early this year & he must stay there 3 weeks before he can take his Masters degree I am glad to have so good an account both of Lady Theresa & of Harriot Mundy <3> I should have feared the latter was quite unequal to the fatigues of a Birthday

Yours very truly
Harriet Ker Seymer

West Hill
May 29th

Henry F. Talbot Esqre
31 Sackville St
London


Notes:

1. See Doc. No: 02236.

2. Her son, Henry Ker Seymer (18071864), JP & MP.

3. Possibly Lady Theresa Anna Maria Fox-Strangways, daughter of the 3rd Earl of Ilchester, and Harriot Georgiana Mundy, ne Frampton (1806-1886), WHFTs cousin & sister-in-law.

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