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Document number: 3096
Date: 02 Jun 1835
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Collection number historic: LA35(MW)-36
Last updated: 30th July 2010

Messr Hammersleys & Co present their Compts to Mr Talbot and beg to acquaint him that they have not been able to obtain a Power of Attorney for Dividends on 3 p Ct Reduced Stock in the name of “Elizabeth Vickery <1> of Bristol”. The answer from the Bank is “no account so described”.

Pall Mall
2 June 1835

W. H. F. Talbot Esq M. P.
31 Sackville Street


1. Elizabeth Vickery ‘Betty’, WHFT’s governess, who would pass away on 25 September 1835. WHFT paid to have a gravestone placed at Cutcombe, Somerset, inscribed: 'Erected to the Memory of Elizbth Vickery his kind & faithful nurse by Henry Fox Talbot of Lacock Abbey in the country of Wilts Esqre'; the stone's inscription is still readable - See Doc. No: 03205.

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