Feb: 28. 1840.
The Dean of Salisbury <1> presents his Compliments to the High Sheriff, <2> I have much pleasure in Complying with his request that his Chaplain, the Revd E. H. Thompson, should preach in the Cathedral at the Ensuing Assizes. The Dean regrets that he cannot be present on that occasion.
High Sheriff of Wilts
1. Hugh Nicolas Pearson (1767–1856), Dean of Salisbury from 1823 to 1846.
2. WHFT was the High Sheriff of Wiltshire at the time.