Dear Mr Talbot –
I have just receiv’d your letter, <1> & am happy to hear your intend us a visit – Will it suit you to come to us on the 12th we are going from home for a few days, the beginning of next week, but shall be return’d by that time & shall be very happy to see you. Lord Ducie <2> begs to be remembered to you, & pray remember me to Lady Elizabeth <3> if she is at Lacock &
Believe me to be very sincerely Yrs
1. Letter not located.
2. Her father, Thomas Reynolds Moreton, Baron Ducie, later 1st Earl of Ducie (1775–1840).
3. Lady Elisabeth Theresa Feilding, née Fox Strangways, first m Talbot (1773–1846), WHFT’s mother.
4. Woodchester House and Park, Gloucestershire, home of the Barons Lucie, later Earls of Lucie.