15 Jany 1840
I have received your obliging letter at the moment of leaving home on business which prevents my waiting on you this Morning, but I hope to have the honor of doing so tomorrow Morning and to be prepared with satisfactory names as Securities for the proper execution of the office which you have
you so kindly offered to me.
I remain dear Sir
Your obliged Servant
1. Chippenham, Wiltshire: largest town near Lacock, 3 miles N.