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Document number: 8633
Date: Fri 1866
Dating: Talbot occupied Gt Stuart St early 1866 - Maxwell d. 25 Aug 1866
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: MAXWELL John Hall
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Last updated: 17th April 2010

Douglas Hotel

Dear Talbot

Lord Neaves Judge
Mr Erskine on Calvinism &c
Mr Geo Dundas Ld Advocate expected
Dr Carlisle Literary
Dr Balfour Botany Profr
Hall Maxwell Secy Highland Socy

Engaged to dine

Cosmos Innes invited Charles [illegible]

I think above may be of service in shewing places of interest in Edinr to yourself & Mrs Talbot & fair conversationalists & who will be glad to meet you to day

As they involve no tax on your time beyond 3 hours of this evening – you will cultivate or leave alone as suits you You will see & know their value & if you find them useful it will be very agreeable to

J Maxwell

[wriiten inside envelope flap:]

I think [it] right to give you my Social “Bill of Fare” for 6.45

Dinner commences a little before 7 & meet at first apartment of Hotel at entrance



[2 illegible initials] Talbot Esq
13 Gt Stuart St
J Maxwell