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Document number: 5857
Date: 22 Jan 1847
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: PALGRAVE Francis
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Last updated: 1st August 2016

Rolls House
22 Jany 1847


I am greatly obliged to you for the gift of your valuable etymological book, <1> As yet I have not been able to examine it fully, but every page which I open abounds with useful and interesting matter. Your articles upon Syncope [illegible] July and August Devil, are peculiarly curious. I am glad to find that the Calendars of the Exchequer have been open to you.

I have the honor to remain Sir with great respect Yr much obd & faithful Sert
F. Palgrave


1. WHFT, English Etymologies (London: John Murray, 1847). This was cited in the sale of Palgrave's library in 1862 as being inscribed "from the Author."