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Document number: 1120
Date: 20 Nov 1823
Postmark: 21 Nov 1823
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: FITZMAURICE Louisa Emma, née Fox Strangways
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Last updated: 8th July 2010

Bowood <1>
Novr 20

My dear Henry /

I am very glad to hear that you are in Old England again & hope to profit by your stay – you must pay us a visit when you leave Melbury, <2> Lord L. <3> will be so vexed to find that you passed thro’ Paris without his knowing that to make up it should be a long one. I long to see my Rosary & Pope for which I am much obliged to you – will you send them to L Hse <4> & they will be forwarded to me

Very Affy Yrs
L. Lansdowne

H. Talbot Esqre
31 Sackville Street


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

2. Melbury, Dorset: one of the Fox Strangways family homes; WHFT was born there.

3. Henry Petty Fitzmaurice, 3rd Marquess of Lansdowne (1780–1863), MP, WHFT’s uncle.

4. Lansdowne House, London: home of the Marquis of Lansdowne, WHFT's uncle and cousins.

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