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Document number: 632
Date: 06 Jan 1815
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: TRAHERNE John Montgomerie
Collection: Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre, Chippenham
Collection number: Lacock Abbey Deposit WRO 2664
Last updated: 6th September 2010

Although Mr Traherne <1> has not the pleasure of being acquainted with Mr Talbot, he has learned his love of Botany from his friend Mr Dillwyn. <2> Mr Traherne has therefore taken the liberty of sending Mr Talbot a few Specimens, some of which may perhaps be acceptable:

St Hilary <3>
Jany 6.

H. Talbot Esqr
Jan. 6. 1815. <4>


1. Rev John Montgomerie Traherne (17881860), JP & author.

2. Lewis Weston Dillwyn (17781855), Welsh botanist & MP.

3. Cowbridge, Wales.

4. Written in another hand at the back of address panel.

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