3 Feby 1840
I now send the Imdemnity from myself and Sureties duly executed – together with my Appointment as Under Sheriff, and a Power of Attorney to enable me to receive the Books &c from the late Sheriff, which I should feel obliged by your returning me by the returning Post
to that I may arrange with Mr Tugwell – You will have the kindness to supply the date of your Warrant of Appointment in the Power of Attorney –
I am Dear Sir
Your obliged servant
W. H. F. Talbot Esq
31 Sackville Street
1. Chippenham, Wiltshire: largest town near Lacock, 3 miles N.