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Document number: 07660
Date: 03 Jul 1858
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: BOLTON John Henry
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Collection number historic: Acc no 20999 (envelope only)
Last updated: 23rd June 2015

Lincolns Inn <1>
3d July 1858

My dear Sir

Sir Joseph Copley’s <2> deed is now ready for Your signature – if You are coming to Town shortly it will keep, but if not I can forward it to You.

believe me to remain My dear Sir Ever Your’s faithfully
J H Bolton

Wm Hy Fox Talbot Esqe

Wm Hy. Fox Talbot Esqe
Lacock Abbey

9. Clarges street


1. One of the four Inns of Court, the ‘colleges’ of barristers at the English Bar. Bolton had his chambers [lawyer’s offices and, at the time, living-quarters also] there.

2. Either Sir Joseph Copley (1762–1838), of Sprotborough Hall, Doncaster, who had been a friend of Rear Admiral Charles Feilding (1780–1837), Royal Navy; WHFT’s step-father; or his son, also Sir Joseph Copley, (1804–1883), who had been at school with Talbot [see Doc. No: 00681].