17 Cornhill 11 Novr 1835
The Directors of the Great Western Railway desire me to thank you for your kind Congratulations on the Success of their last application to Parliament, & remembering your active Services in advocating & supporting that Measure in the former Session, they feel deeply grateful for the part you took in forwarding their Views, which were calculated to prove highly beneficial to the Town of Chippenham <1> & the neighbouring Country –
I remain, Sir, Your most obed Servt
Chars A. Saunders
H. F. Talbot Esqre
1. Chippenham, Wiltshire: largest town near Lacock, 3 miles N.