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Document number: 2479
Date: Sat 24 Nov 1832
Dating: date confirmed by birth of child - see 02481
Harold White: 24 Nov 1832
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: EDGCUMBE Ernest Augustus
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Last updated: 1st September 2003

Sackville St <1>


Dear Talbot

I have sent your letter.

Caroline & her child <2> are going on their steady forward course, from which neither have ever deviated an inch.

She comes down to the drawing room tomorrow.

We have had no fogg worthy of notice & yesterday and to-day have been quite fine

Most truly yrs



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

2. Caroline Augusta Edgcumbe, née Feilding, Lady Mt Edgcumbe (1808–1881); WHFT’s half-sister, and William Henry Edgcumbe, ‘Val’, 4th Earl Mt Edgcumbe (1832–1917), JP & Ld Steward of the Royal Household; WHFT’s nephew ‘Bimbo’.

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