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Document number: 5132
Date: May 1845
Dating: date of request for petition from Brougham
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: SPRING-RICE Thomas
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Last updated: 19th October 2010

My dear Talbot

I went down yesterday according to my promise but Brougham <1> did not present the Petition.

To day I am sorry to say I am confined to my Sofa. I only mention this lest you should suspect me of forgetfulness of your wishes

Always yours

Montegle


Notes:

1. Henry Peter Brougham, Baron of Brougham & Voux (17781868), Lord Chancellor was to have petitioned against the Great Western Railway. WHFT, like many landlords, objected to the route proposed by the Railway through their land. [See Doc. No: 00066]

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