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Document number: 4032
Date: Sat 15 Feb 1840
Postmark: 15 Feb 1840
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: WRIGHT James
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Last updated: 23rd December 2010

31 Sackville St <1>


Will you be so good to send me if you will have Black Silk of Worsted Stockings for the Footman’s there will be a Silver Band at the Knee of the Breeches and of course Black Silk stocking will look the best, Lady Elisabeth <2> told me she had written to you to know if you have settled to have cocked or Plain Hats the former will be about £1 more, each, Mr. Fletcher <3> told he will have the Dress Livery ready by Thursday, I have Inclosed Osborns Bill the other Bill & Receipt I sent in the Box yesterday

I remain your humble
J Wright

H. Fox Talbot Esq
Laycock Abbey


1. 31 Sackville Street, London residence of the Feildings, often used as a London base by WHFT.

2. Lady Elisabeth Theresa Feilding, née Fox Strangways, first m Talbot (1773–1846), WHFT’s mother.

3. Of George & Henry Fletcher, army clothiers, London.

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