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Document number: 135
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: CAMPBELL Alicia, née Kelly
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Collection number: 33975
Last updated: 21st February 2012

My dear Henry

I wrote to Sir [H Goodwin?] & send you the card came in consequence & be so good as to send it on to Sackville St <1> You shd like the Prince <2> much if you cd become acquainted with him for your Tastes are similar He is a very good Botanist and accomplished in many ways

Yours Affecty
Tam <3>

I musttrouble you with this, for you mention Sackville St without any number

Mrs Campbell
3 Old Burlington Str
Henry Talbot Esqre
Albany <4>
R [illegible initial]


1. 31 Sackville Street, London residence of the Feildings, often used as a London base by WHFT.

2. Prince Leopold of Saxe-Coburg (1790–1865), who married Princess Charlotte Augusta (1796–1817) in May 1816. He subsequently became King of the Belgians. [See Doc. No: 00164, and Doc. No: 01444].

3. ‘Tam’ was the nickname for Mrs Campbell in the Strangways family. See Louisa Charlotte Frampton, ‘Princess Charlotte and Mrs Campbell’, The Gentleman’s Magazine, n.s. v. 27, September 1876, pp. 275-289.

4. Gentlemen’s apartments in Piccadilly where WHFT had rooms 1825–1827. [See Doc. No: 01326 and Doc. No: 01573.]

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