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Document number: 03034
Date: 1835
Dating: 1835 assumed
Watermark: 1835
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: STRANGWAYS William Thomas Horner Fox
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Last updated: 1st September 2003

My dear Henry

I suppose you are not going to be always at the Gog & Magog’s Arms <1> so I direct to Lacock –

I should very much like to see some day a specimen of your new Sympathies in ink. <2>

Those secrets are now generally given up, for cyphers which are found more certain & convenient.

While I must live in London I mean to visit all the Nurseries round in search of plants which I see in Foreign gardens & cannot find here.

Do you know Sedum lividum? & saxatile? – How come you in Wales when all Wales <3> is at Cowes? <4> – & coming to Abb <5> – Give me news from Nice I met Lady Glengall <6> in the Street who wants to know all about them I am afraid their time must be uncomfortable there –

Yrs Aff



1. Gogerddau Arms. [See Doc. No: 03134].

2. See Doc. No: 00368.

3. All the Welsh cousins.

4. Regatta Week at Cowes takes place at the end of August.

5. Abbotsbury, Dorset: home of William Thomas Horner Fox Strangways.

6. Mother of Lady Charlotte Butler, who was to marry Kit Talbot in December 1835.