June 20th /31
Pullen <3> having no more horses of Captn Feildings <4> to look after he is now charged fully to your acct he now begins to cart away the Coarse Rubbish putting it down in the back yard for filling up; the hay is not off the park yet so we cannot begin putting on the good manure yet. & [sic]
Your Obdt Huble Servt
H. F. Talbot Esqr
1. Probably George Banks, snr (17861864), stonemason & coalseller, Lacock.
2. WHFT made major alterations to Lacock Abbey between 1828 and 1831.
3. William Pullen, Lacock Abbey coachman.
4. Rear Admiral Charles Feilding (17801837), Royal Navy; WHFTs step-father.