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Document number: 1948
Date: 10 Jan 1830
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: METHUEN Paul
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Last updated: 14th December 2010

Corsham House <1>
Janry 10 1830

My Dear Sir

I shall have great pleasure in meeting you at Inwood <2> tomorrow I suppose about eleven o clock I am sorry it will not be in my power to dine with you

I have many apologies to make for not having called at Lacock but the weather really has been so untoward that I have only ventured out on very quick walks or I should have proponed a day here to Capn Feilding <3> and you before this. I hope tomorrow to fix you for one. With best compliments to Lady Elizabeth <4> to whom particularly I beg to make my excuses for my want of attention on not having called

Beleive [sic] me vy truly yrs
Paul Methuen

Excuse haste


Notes:

1. Corsham Court, Wiltshire, 3 mi NW of Lacock: seat of Ld Methuen.

2. Inwood, near Lacock, Wiltshire.

3. Rear Admiral Charles Feilding (17801837), Royal Navy; WHFTs step-father.

4. Misspelling for Lady Elisabeth Theresa Feilding, ne Fox Strangways, first m Talbot (17731846), WHFTs mother.

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