My dear Henry
I am sorry you can not find time to come & be wished joy in person which I most cordially do I hope my new niece <1> will be as well disposed to like me as I am to like her I depend upon you for making a good foundation –.
I send you Kerrys <2> address – we shall have no contest & the <illegible> hide their diminished heads –
I expect Henry & Mr Gu<ttmer?> tomorrow they have been blown to Ramsgate instead of Dover poor people & were very wet & miserable. –
I am happy to know you are going to occupy Richmond I hope the weather will be fine & then even in winter it is pretty –
Kerry is gone to dine with the Yeomanry at Devizes today
Yrs very afft
LLMinisters were in very great spirits about the Elections when I left town
1. Constance Talbot, née Mundy (1811–1880), WHFT’s wife.
2. William Thomas Fitzmaurice, Earl of Kerry (1811–1836), MP.