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Document number: 8862
Date: 27 Aug 1864
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: WETHERED Joseph
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Collection number: Acc 22510 [envelope only]
Collection number historic: LA64-65
Last updated: 1st May 2012

Bristol
Augt 27 64

Sir,

I should feel obliged if you will let me know when your plantation again requires thinning

Mr Etheredge is now gone into Cornwell [sic] On his return he will give you a call on his way to Town if you wish it To render your Ore deposits valuable, a raily must be made to them, & there can be no doubt of quantity enough to pay for the formation of such a line I observe two kinds one the Silicate of iron the other & the more valuable, the Sil Carbonate of iron If it is not troubling you too much, I should be glad to see the analysis of both of these if you have them together with the report from the Welsh Iron Works The Bristol Coal Field contains the proper fuel for smelting this ore

Yours [sic] obt Sert
Joseph Wethered

H F Talbot Esqr
Lacock
Chippenham

[envelope:]
H. F. Talbot Esq.
Laycock
Nr Chippenham
[blindstamped on back flap:]
Wethered, Cossham & Wethered
Coal Owners
Bristol