J Lawes presents his respectful Compts to Mr Talbot, and begs to inform him he shall feel much pleasure in executing his order to provide a Dinner for his Friends for any number he may think proper to instruct by receiving
one two days notice which probably Mr T will be enabled to determine on to morrow J L having understood that it is Mr T <sic> intention to be at Chippm <1> when he will have an opportunity of consulting Mr T further on the business.
April 1st / 31
1. Chippenham, Wiltshire: largest town near Lacock, 3 miles N.