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Document number: 02602
Date: 20 Feb 1833
Dating: 1833 confirmed by Irish bill, Doc no 02604
Recipient: FEILDING Charles
Author: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Collection number historic: LA(H)33-6
Last updated: 31st January 2013

20 Feb.
London

Dear Mr F.

Have you any objection to Constance <1> having your Chair sometimes when she goes out of an evening?

Ought I to allow my servants beer money besides their board wages?

The weather is very cold & wretched Valletort <2> is not very well in consequence.

The Lords <3> are making quick work with the Bill, <4> when it reaches us we shall have a tiresome because useless resistance to it from the Irish Members who will form themselves into relays of Speakers for the purpose of wearying us out.

The Library of the House of C. <5> I intend in future to make my place of refuge from Hibernian oratory-<6>

Yours affly
Henry


Notes:

1. Constance Talbot, ne Mundy (18111880), WHFTs wife.

2. Ernest Augustus Edgcumbe, Lord Valletort, 3rd Earl of Mt Edgcumbe (17971861), WHFTs brother-in-law.

3. The House of Lords

4. The Irish Church Reform Bill. [See Doc. No: 02600, Doc. No: 02624, Doc. No: 02725].

5. The House of Commons.

6. Irish.