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Document number: 3168
Date: 25 Nov 1835
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: BEACH William Hicks
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Collection number historic: LA35-43a
Last updated: 26th March 2012

Novr 25th 1835.


It having been agreed upon by the Magistrates that it was expedient to appoint four Inspectors of Weights & Measures for the County, I beg to offer myself as Candidate for the Salisbury Division. As the principal part of this Duty consists in adjusting the Weights & Measures by a Mechanical process, to this I feel myself fully competent as it is a Branch of the Business to which I have been brought up. Should you consider me qualified for the Appointment I beg leave most humbly to solicit your vote & Interest, at the next General Quarter Sessions to be held at Devizes,

I have the Honor to be Sir, Your most obedt Servt
Wm Beach

W. H. F. Talbot Esqr

W. H. F. Talbot Esqe