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Document number: 6718
Dating: between birth of Val 1832 and death of Ld Auckland 1849
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: EDGCUMBE Caroline Augusta, née Feilding
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Last updated: 19th January 2012

My dear Henry

Will you dine at ¼ before 8 – & go ensuite <1> to L. Hse <2> You will like to see Ld Auckland & Miss Eden <3> who dine there.

Ernest & Val <4> are gone to Cowes.

No letter fm Horatia <5> today.

Yrs affly

I am just going to drive the children <6> to Hampstead Heath. You see I have changed my mind since this morng’s note – I have so much to do –


1. Afterwards.

2. Lansdowne House, London: home of the Marquis of Lansdowne, WHFT's uncle and cousins.

3. George Eden, 1st Earl of Auckland (1784–1849), Governor General of India, and Miss Eden, presumambly one of his several sisters.

4. Ernest Augustus Edgcumbe, Lord Valletort, 3rd Earl of Mt Edgcumbe (1797–1861), WHFT’s brother-in-law, and William Henry Edgcumbe, ‘Val’, 4th Earl Mt Edgcumbe (1832–1917), JP & Ld Steward of the Royal Household; WHFT’s nephew ‘Bimbo’.

5. Henrietta Horatia Maria Gaisford, née Feilding (1810–1851), WHFT’s half-sister.

6. Charles Earnest Edgcumbe (1838–1915), JP, WHFT’s nephew, and Ernestine Emma Horatia Edgcumbe (1843-1925), WHFT’s niece.

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