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Document number: 1575
Date: 24 Jul 1827
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: AWDRY William Henry
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Last updated: 22nd December 2010

Chippenham <1>
24th July 1827

Dear Sir/

I have sent to Mr Grosett <2>, to enquire respecting his Banker, & in reply, he has sent an Authority to Mr Gale <3> the Auctioneer of this place, to receive your Payment – which he has shewn me –

If you approve the Arrangement, Mr Gale will be obliged by your remitting the amount to me thro’ Messrs Fry <4> & Chapman, wch I can then pay over to him & take his Receipt as Mr Grosett’s Agent. –

I am Dear Sir Yr Obliged & obed Sert
W. H. Awdry

W. H. F. Talbot Esq


1. Chippenham, Wiltshire: largest town near Lacock, 3 miles N.

2. John Rock Grosett (1783-1866), MP; Jamaican Parliament; occupant of Lacock Abbey until summer 1827.

3. John Gale, carpenter at Lacock.

4. Herbert Fry (1830–1885), photographer & author.

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