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Document number: 6587
Date:
Recipient: AWDRY Henry Goddard
Author: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Last updated: 27th December 2010

[Two drafts are on the same sheet of paper – Document No: 06520 is to Ward]

H.G.A.

Sir

I directed my reply to Mr Ward <1>, requestg him to send you either my letter or a Copy of it. I trust it will be satisfactory to all parties concerned.

obs To yr obsn yt you consider certain portions of our agreement [illegible] to be binding upon you “do not admit” my right to select ye posns of ye bridges

I am desired by my [illegible] Solr strictly merely to reply simply that you have made an agreement with me, which agreement is binding upon you and that we call upon you to execute the agreement it in this particular & in all others.

address, Athm Club <2>



[expanded version:]

Henry Goddard Awdry

Sir

I directed my reply to Mr Ward, requesting him to send you either my letter or a Copy of it. I trust it will be satisfactory to all parties concerned.

obs To your observation that you consider certain portions of our agreement not to be binding upon you “do not admit” my right to select the positions of the bridges I am desired by my Solicitor strictly merely to reply simply that you have made an agreement with me, which agreement is binding upon you and that we call upon you to execute it the agreement in this particular & in all others.

address Athenæum Club


Notes:

1. Richard James Ward, of Bath.

2. Athenaeum Club, Pall Mall, London: WHFT’s club; a gentleman’s club composed primarily of artists and scientists

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