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Document number: 4096
Date: 18 Jun 1840
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: BRODIE William Bird
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Collection number historic: LA40-48
Last updated: 23rd December 2010

[7?] Sackville Street
June 18 1840


Understanding that a requisition has been forwarded to you to call a County meeting for the purpose of addressing her Majesty <1> on her Providential escape from the late attack which has been made upon her, may I beg the favor of you, if not too late, to add my name to the requisition.

I have the honor to be Sir Your Very Obedient Servt
W. B Brodie
M.P. for Salisbury.

P. S. I called on you this morning at Lady E. Feilding’s <2> but you had left London the same hour

The High Sheriff
of the County of Wilts


1. Victoria (1819–1901), Queen of the United Kingdom (1837–1901), Empress of India (1876–1901).

2. Lady Elisabeth Theresa Feilding, née Fox Strangways, first m Talbot (1773–1846), WHFT’s mother.