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Document number: 2537
Date: 27 Dec 1832
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: DOWDING Thomas
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Last updated: 1st September 2003

1832 Decr 27

Chippenham <1>

Dr Sir/

I am an inhabitant of a borough house in Chippenham and my Father is a free holder at Lacock but as I did not take the House before Saint Thomas Day I could not give you a vote but it was my intent and Father would willingly give you a vote for the County if required My favour is if you please to be so kind as to allow me to Bake some of the Bread that is to be given away by you at Chippenham as I am a Baker

Dr Sir
I am your Most Obt Humble St

Thomas Dowding

W. H. F. Talbot Esqr
Lacock Abbey


1. Chippenham, Wiltshire: largest town near Lacock, 3 miles N.