Eatington [illegible deletion] park
I hope you will not think it a liberty in my writing to you but I Do wish So very much to hear from you & your Mama & your Dear Sisters <1> it 2 years Since I hard from you I have sent two Letters as you was so very kind as to say I might right to you Dear Sur noting can give me So much Plesure as to hear of your welfare I hope & pray I Shall See you when you com to Englane noting can give me more plesure & comfart than to See you & to hear off you I hope your goodness at heart will be so kind as to rite me Line to say how you are & your mama & Mr Fielding <2> & young Ladys I Should be very happy indeed to hear from you Dear Sur belive me your
well wisher & honble Servant
Henry Fox Talbot Esqr
at Monsr Feilding
31 Sackville Street
1. Lady Elisabeth Theresa Feilding, née Fox Strangways, first m Talbot (1773–1846), WHFT’s mother, Caroline Augusta Edgcumbe, née Feilding, Lady Mt Edgcumbe (1808–1881); WHFT’s half-sister, and Henrietta Horatia Maria Gaisford, née Feilding (1810–1851), WHFT’s half-sister.
2. Rear Admiral Charles Feilding (1780–1837), Royal Navy; WHFT’s step-father.