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Document number: 3567
Date: 02 Sep 1837
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: BARROW John
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Collection number historic: LA37-42
Last updated: 4th February 2012

2nd September 1837


Having laid before my Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty your letter <1> of the 2nd Inst I am commanded by their Lordships to acquaint you that Capn Superintendt Sir John Louis <2> has been directed to supply Mr Mower, <3> Upholsterer, with a piece of old English Oak taken from one of Her Majesty’s Ships, for the purpose of making a Coffin for the late Rear Admiral Charles Feilding, <4> – upon application for the same at Woolwich Yard.

I am Sir Your very humble Servant
Jn Barrow

Henry Fox Talbot Esqre
31 Sackville Street


1. Letter not located.

2. Probably Sir John Louis, 2nd Baronet (d. 1863).

3. William Mower, upholsterer & coffin maker, London.

4. Rear Admiral Charles Feilding (1780–1837), Royal Navy; WHFT’s step-father.

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