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Document number: 2498
Date: 06 Dec 1832
Dating: 1832 confirmed by 02491 & WHFT's marriage
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: FITZMAURICE William Thomas Petty
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Collection number historic: LA32-084
Last updated: 21st June 2007

Bowood Park. <1>

Decr 6.

Dear Henry,

I shall be very happy to become one of your Trustees, <2> though I am innocent of the duties I incur thereby: so that I hope you will let me know in proper time what I am to do, sign, or witness.

I am glad to hear that you are so successful, and that you liked my address; <3> – I have only one fault to find with yours, which is that the print is too small.

Believe me to be
Ever yrs Very Affectly


Henry Fox Talbot Esqr
Lacock Abbey


1. Bowood House, nr Calne, Wiltshire, 5 mi NE of Lacock: seat of the Marquess of Lansdowne.

2. To WHFT’s marriage Settlement.

3. He sat for Calne from 1832.

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