Monday 1 June 1840.
I am afraid if I issued a Summons against <Schnau?> in the present Case it would not avail. I have therefore prepared a Notice to be served upon him in the first instance, and in Case of his Repeating the offence he will make himself liable for a Fine –
I am Dear Sir
Yr obliged & obedt Sert
W. H. F. Talbot Esq
1. Chippenham, Wiltshire: largest town near Lacock, 3 miles N.