October 1. 1853 –
I beg to thank you for your courteous reply to my former enquiry respecting Sir G. Talbot and to trouble you, at your convenience, with one other –
With apologies for thus again troubling you
Believe me very faithfully yours
G. Steinman Steinman
H. F. Talbot Esqre
&c &c &c
H. Fox Talbot Esqr
1. "A remarkable circumstance occured during the early part of the siege. Mrs. Cuncick, Sir Gilbert Talbot,s nurse, was holding his child in her arms, in the round tower of the Castle, when a cannon shot killed her, but left the child unhurt." William Harding, The History of Tiverton, in the County of Devon (Tiverton: F. Boyce, 1845), v. 1, p. 70.
2. He married Mary Cavendish (1556-1632) supposedly in 1567 or 1568.