link to Talbot Project home page link to De Montfort University home page link to Glasgow University home page
Project Director: Professor Larry J Schaaf

Back to the letter search >

Result number 139 of 386:   < Back     Back to results list   Next >  

Document number: 6167
Date: 22 Aug 1848
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: AWDRY West
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Last updated: 1st September 2003


22 August 1848.

Dear Sir,

I forward your Policy: amongst the instructions I <illegible> the following, “The office should be informed, both with respect to Insurance on buildings and on Goods, if there be any Steam Engine, <Coakel?>, Still, Furnace, Oven<,> Kiln, or Implement of any kind for producing Heat, other than Common Fire-places in Dwellinghouses” and “in all cases where Stoves are used, the length of the Pipe from the Wall must be stated, and the Agent must also state that in his opinion the Stove is securely fixed”

I will pay £200 to Mrs Talbot’s <1> account at the Melksham Bank tomorrow.

I remain Dear SirYour obliged Servt

West Awdry

I enclose some <Governmt?> Annuity Tables. H. F. Talbot Esq.


1. Constance Talbot, née Mundy (1811–1880), WHFT’s wife.

Result number 139 of 386:   < Back     Back to results list   Next >