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Document number: 4529
Date: Sun 30 Jul 1837
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: TALBOT Ela Theresa
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Last updated: 14th February 2012

[written on the same sheet as a letter from Constance - see see Doc. No: 03544]

Lacock Abbey
Sunday July 30 –

Ela A kiss to dear Papa & love from Ela – written by herself <1> – I have been good lately Papa, & not cried much – Little Sister <2> is quite well – Donkey’s saddle will be finished tomorrow, when I shall hope to take a ride – Dear Papa goodbye – And please Papa give a kiss from me to Cousin Bimbo <3>, when you see him –

Yr affte Daughter
Ela Theresa Talbot –

Henry Fox Talbot Esqre
the Marquis of Lansdowne’s


1. In Constance’s handwriting

2. Rosamond Constance ‘Monie’ Talbot (1837–1906), artist & WHFT’s 2nd daughter.

3. William Henry Edgcumbe, ‘Val’, 4th Earl Mt Edgcumbe (1832–1917), JP & Ld Steward of the Royal Household; WHFT’s nephew ‘Bimbo’.

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