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Document number: 915
Date: Sun 25 Feb 1821
Dating: Feb, Mar or Nov by calendar
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: VICKERY Elizabeth
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Collection number historic: LA21-1
Last updated: 6th December 2010

Eatington park
Sunday 25

Dear Sir

I received your present quite safe and like it very much I think it extermely handsome and shall find it very warm and comfortable I return you maney thanks for it I assure you I did not pass over your Birthday with out thinking of you and it is a great consolation to find you have not forgotten me eihter my being so long from you it was more than I could expect I am sorry to hear you are going abroad but am glad to find your mama and Mr Feilding <1> are going with you I shall be very happy toe see you And your Dear mama and your Sisters <2> before you lave England and as I think I must go to Town on a little Business I shall be greatly obliged if you will let me know when you think you shall be thare as noting can give me greater pleasure than to see you again I must tell you I heard your two Sisters were very much admired when they were in Dorsetshire I am very sorry to hear Mary <3> is Ill had you

Mrs Shirley youngest Child is two years old so that I am very happy and very comfortable

I reman Dear Sir your obedt Servant
Elizabeth Vickery

Henry Fox Talbot Esqr
Trinity College
Cambrige


Notes:

1. Lady Elisabeth Theresa Feilding, ne Fox Strangways, first m Talbot (17731846), WHFTs mother, and Rear Admiral Charles Feilding (17801837), Royal Navy; WHFTs step-father.

2. Caroline Augusta Edgcumbe, ne Feilding, Lady Mt Edgcumbe (18081881); WHFTs half-sister, and Henrietta Horatia Maria Gaisford, ne Feilding (18101851), WHFTs half-sister.

3. Probably Mary Thereza Talbot (17951861), WHFTs cousin.

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