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Document number: 6095
Date: 31 Jan 1828
Dating: year very badly written
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: GRINCATO ?
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Collection number historic: LA34(MW)-140
Last updated: 20th April 2010

[H.?] C.

Ringraziandovi unitamente a Monse Strangues <1> per la premura che ambi due mi dimostrate di essermi utili, vi mando gli indirizzi che mi avete chieste. – Cingne de miei Quadri sono in deposito dal Pittore Monse Reinagle <2> 54 Charlotte Street Fitzroy Square ed il Carlino Dolcia <3>. e rimasto presso l’Ambasciatore dè Napoli Conte de Ludolf, per il quale converrà che la persona che desidera vederlo ne faccia chiedere al sudetto la permissione, il quale abita 84 Goucester Place Portement Square.<4>.

Agradite frattanto le assicurazioni della mia riconoscenza, e amicizia, con la quale sono Vostra Affmo Obbmo Servitore

Casa 31 Gen. 1828


[H.?] C.

Thanking you along with Mr Strangues for the haste with which both of you showed yourselves to be of use to me, I am sending you the addresses which you asked me for. Five of my pictures are deposited at the painter Mr Reinagle’s 54 Charlotte Street Fitzroy Square and the Carlino Dolci has remained with the Ambassador to Naples, Count di Ludolf, for which it will be necessary that the person who wishes to see it asks the permission of the aforementioned, who resides at 84 Goucester Place Portement Square.

In the meantime, please accept the assurance of my gratitude, and friendship, with which I am Your Most Affectionate Obedient Servant

At home 31 January 1828


1. A misspelling for William Thomas Horner Fox Strangways, 4th Earl of Ilchester (1795–1865), botanist, art collector and diplomat; WHFT's favourite uncle.

2. The Reinagles were a prolific artistic family in London, but George Philip Reinagle (1802–1835), marine painter, is the only one known to have used this address.

3. Carlo or Carlino Dolci (1616-1686), Florentine painter of religious scenes.

4. 84 Gloucester Place, Portman Square, London, the home of Count Ludolf, the Sicilian Minister.