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Document number: 1274
Date: Tue 14 Jun 1825
Postmark: 14 Jun 1825
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: PERCEVAL Dudley Montagu
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Collection number historic: LA25(MW)-035
Last updated: 10th February 2010

Tuesday 4 o’clock. –

Dear Talbot,

I beg ten thousand pardons for my carelessness. I had written an answer but forgot to give it to be sent to you on Saty & have been out of Town ever since –

I am sorry I cannot accept yr invitation as I am always out of Town on Sunday – it being the only day I can see my family.

Believe me ever yours
D. M. Perceval<1>

W. H. F. Talbot Esqre


1. The initials are quite indistinct - D.M. seems the best reading, athough P.M. is possible.

2. Gentlemen’s apartments in Piccadilly where WHFT had rooms 1825–1827.