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Document number: 4805
Date: 20 Jan
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: TALBOT Mary Thereza
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Last updated: 29th October 2010


Lanelay <1>
Jany 20

My dear Cousin

I forwarded your letter to Miss Ford at her house at Leamington as I did not know where she was at the time. I wish I could assist you in any other way about your protge but I do not know any one to apply to & have no vote or interest of my own. You will all be glad to hear that Mamma <2> performed her journey to Lanelay 10 miles very

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seldom.) I heard from Charlotte & Mr Traherne <3> a very good account of Aunt Lily <4> & I hope you are quite well as no one says any thing to the contrary.

Lady Charlotte <5> writes me word her cough is a little better and I hope change of air will do her good

We have not seen Hart & Mr Mundy <6> yet but are expecting Lucy to bring them over to see us some fine day

With our kind love believe me your affate coz


1. Llanely, or Lanely, Glamorganshire: home of Lady Mary Cole and Mary Thereza Talbot.

2. Mary Thereza Talbot (17951861), WHFTs cousin.

3. Charlotte Louisa 'Charry' Traherne, ne Talbot (18001880), WHFTs cousin, and Rev John Montgomerie Traherne (17881860), JP & author.

4. Lady Elisabeth Theresa Feilding, ne Fox Strangways, first m Talbot (17731846), WHFTs mother.

5. Lady Charlotte Talbot, ne Butler (18091846), wife of CRM Talbot.

6. Harriot Georgiana Mundy, ne Frampton (1806-1886), WHFTs cousin & sister-in-law, and William Mundy (1801-1877), politician, WHFTs brother-in-law.

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