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Document number: 3244
Date: 14 Apr 1836
Harold White: 14 Apr 1836
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: FITZMAURICE Louisa Emma, née Fox Strangways
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Last updated: 27th September 2012

My dear Henry

We are anxious to know how poor dear Constance bears the dreadfull shock <1> so entirely unexpected & what no preparation could have made otherwise than most afflicting - I hope you found your Baby <2> flourishing

We heard yesty of my Uncle Strangways <3> death from a return of the Water on his chest from which he suffered in the Autumn Harry <4> left town today

Yrs very Affte
LL

my best love to Constance most sincerely I do feel for her

Notes:

1. Constance Talbot, ne Mundy (18111880), WHFTs wife. She had recently lost her mother Sarah Leaper Mundy, ne Newton, who had died on 10 March.

2. Ela Theresa Talbot (18351893), WHFTs 1st daughter.

3. The Hon Stephen Digby Strangways (17511836), brother of the 2nd Earl and therefore uncle to Lady Elizabeth. [See Doc. No: 03234].

4. Probably Henry Stephen Fox Strangways, 3rd Earl of Ilchester (17871858).

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