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Document number: 01621
Date: 30 Nov 1827
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: FORD J
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Last updated: 30th January 2012

Camden Place Bath
Novr 30

My dear Sir

I yesterday received Mr Bathurst's <1> Letter from Lady Mary Cole <2> which I enclose that you may see his Opinion - I called immediately on the Receipt of it on Mr Trimnell <3> & shewed him the Authority under which I claimed the Packages - He read to me the Letter he had written to you which I disapproved & assured him that you was of Cambridge & not of Oxford which accounts for his not receiving an Answer

The Charge for Warehouse room from 1812 not 1813 I enclose £19: 10 Be so good as to inform me by what Conveyance the Packages should be forwarded - Present us very warmly to Captn & Lady E. Fielding <4> [sic]

I remain Dear Sir Yrs truly
J. Ford

Please to turn over

To save treble Postage I copy this Bill for Packages

To the Execurs of Mrs Barbara Davenport <5> Dr <6>to C. Trimnell.<7>

To warehouse Room & Care of two large Packages from Novr 20 - 1812 - to Novr 20 - 1827 being 15 years at 6d pr Week

£19: 10 -

H. Talbot Esqr
Laycock Abbey


1. Rt Hon Charles Bragge Bathurst (1752-1831), politician; executor of the will of WHFT's aunt, Barbara Davenport (1754-1812).

2. Lady Mary Lucy Cole, née Strangways, first m. Talbot (1776-1855), WHFT's aunt.

3. Charles Trimnell of Bath, a supplier of furniture and other goods to Talbot's father at Lacock. His wife was Elizabeth Trimnell and he stored Barbara Davenport's glass.

4. Rear Admiral Charles Feilding (1780-1837), Royal Navy; WHFT's step-father, and Lady Elisabeth Theresa Feilding, née Fox Strangways, first m Talbot (1773-1846), WHFT's mother.

5. (1754-1812), WHFT's aunt.

6. Debtors.

7. Barbara Davenport had acted as steward for her brother, William Davenport Talbot (WHFT's father) during his absence on military service and thus became involved in his financial affairs. See Doc. No: 02075.