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Document number: 6397
Date: Tue 14 May 1872
Dating: corrected to calendar
Harold White: 15 May 1872
Postmark: Dumfries 14 May 1872
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: GILCHRIST-CLARK Matilda Caroline, née Talbot
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Collection number: Acc 22754 [envelope only]
Last updated: 20th April 2012

Speddoch Dumfries
Tuesday

My dear Papa

John promised to write to you last night to say that we are delighted to hear that you are really coming to us tomorrow & that we shall send to meet you in Dumfries I got your letter on our return from paying a visit in Wigtonshire Remember that we have plenty of room for your man the children are looking forward with great delight to seeing Grand papa

There is no prospect of our going south now till the first week in June so I hope you will arrange to stay here a week at least

With much love from all yr most affate daughter
Tilly

[envelope:]
H. F. Talbot Esqr.
Balmoral Hotel
Princes Street
Edinburgh

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