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Document number: 584
Date: 22 Feb
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: THRUPP George Athelstane
Collection: Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre, Chippenham
Collection number: Lacock Abbey Deposit WRO 2664
Last updated: 13th February 2012

Sir

I have this day seen what is called a new Britska <1> at Haywards do not think it prejudice when I say I have seen many second hand ones worth two of it

your respectful obliged Sert
G A Thrupp

Feby 22nd

Talbot Esqr
or {Captn. Feilding R.N.
Sackville St
Piccadilly


Notes:

1. An open four-wheeled carriage with one seat, first seen in London in 1825.