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Document number: 5283
Date: 02 May
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: MUNDY Harriot Georgiana, née Frampton
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Last updated: 22nd September 2010

Markeaton
May 2.

My dear Henry

Can you & will you tell us the name of the enclosed plant of which a send a Flower & leaf. It is an enormous Bulb 19 inches in circumference & came without a name from the Hort. Soc. (to which Noel belongs) <1> & without any names. We have had it 2 or 3 years but it has never blossomed till now. Of course in the Hothouse. Please to Enlighten

Your affte Cousin
H G Mundy

where may Caroline be now? <2>


Notes:

1. Francis Noel Mundy (1833-1903), WHFTs nephew.

2. Lady Caroline Augusta Edgcumbe, ne Feilding (1808-1881); WHFT's half-sister.

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