Bank of Scotland
26 Feby. 1858.
I am favored with your letter of 24 Inst.
The sum of £200 lodged with Messrs Smith Payne & Co <1> by Messrs Awdry <2> was placed to your credit on 22d Inst., and a receipt for it sent to you in a letter addressed to Atholl Crescent, <3> which may probably have reached you ere now. I have, however, had pleasure in informing Mrs Talbot <4> that the remittance has been received, – according to your request.
I am, Sir, Your mo: obed Ser
W.H.F. Talbot Esq.
The Athenæum Club, <5>
1. Bankers, London.
2. West Awdry (1807–1892), solicitor, Chippenham.
4. Constance Talbot, née Mundy (1811–1880), WHFT’s wife.
5. Athenaeum Club, Pall Mall, London: WHFT’s club; a gentleman’s club composed primarily of artists and scientists.