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Document number: 8071
Date: 09 Apr 1860
Postmark: London SW 9 Apr 1860
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: DIGBY Theresa Anna Maria, née Fox Strangways
Collection: Bodleian Library, Oxford - Fox Talbot Personal Archive
Collection number: FT11158
Collection 2: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection (envelope)
Collection number 2 historic: Acc no 21544 (envelope only)
Last updated: 29th October 2017

[On light mourning paper with engraved address - the envelope is also outlined in black]

39, Belgrave Square, S.W.
April 9

My dear Henry,

Both Caroline <1> & I think you will like to possess one of the Engravings from the picture of my dear Father,<2> which Linnell<3> painted some years ago – will you tell us how it shall be forwarded to you? or if you would prefer our keeping it till you are come to town?

With love to Constance <4>

Believe me Yrs very sincerely
Theresa Digby

H. Fox Talbot Esq
Laycock Abbey


1. Her older sister, Caroline Margaret Kerrison, née Fox Strangways (d. 1895); they were both cousins of WHFT.

2. Henry Stephen Fox Strangways, 'Harry', 3rd Earl of Ilchester (1787- 3 January 1858); WHFT's uncle

3. John Linnell (1792-1882), landscape and portrait painter and engraver.

4. Constance Talbot, née Mundy (30 Jan 1811 - 9 Sep 1880), m. WHFT 20 Dec 1832.

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