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Document number: 03205
Date: 28 Jan 1836
Postmark: 28 Jan 1836
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: KING John Myers
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Collection number historic: LA36-6
Last updated: 30th July 2010

Cutcombe Vicarage
near Dunster.
Janry 28th


According to your request I have caused a headstone to be erected to the memory of Elizbth Vickery <1>, & I copy the inscription on the other page. The whole cost of the stone, carriage, my own usual fee, &c has been £3..18, which I hope you will not think extravagant. Such things are very dear here being brought from a distance. A cheque at the foot of your letter on your Banker may be the most convenient way of making the payment of to me.

Your obdt Servt
John Meyers King.

Erected to the Memory of Elizbth Vickery his kind & faithful nurse by Henry Fox Talbot of Lacock Abbey in the country of Wilts Esqre

The salvation of the righteous is of the Lord: he is their strength in the time of trouble. Ps 37. v.39.

H. F. Talbot Esqre
Lacock Abbey


1. EElizabeth Vickery ‘Betty’, WHFT’s governess, who passed away on 25 September 1835.