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Document number: 2665
Date: 03 Sep 1831
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: WICKS William Heaven
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Collection number historic: LA31-50
Last updated: 2nd February 2012

Chippenham <1>
Septr 2 3rd 1831


I am requested to inform you that a party of your Friends will dine at the “White Lion Inn”, Chippm, on Thursday next, at 4 3 o’Clock, to celebrate the Coronation of their Majesties, Willm the 4th and his Queen Consort, <2> to which the honor of your Company would be highly esteemed. –

An Answer, by return of Post, will oblige

Your Monst Obdt And humle Servt
W Wicks

C. [sic] F. Talbot Esqre
Lacock Abbey

C. F. Talbot Esqre
Lacock Abbey
31 Sackville Street
Piccadilly London


1. Chippenham, Wiltshire: largest town near Lacock, 3 miles N.

2. William IV (1765–1837), King of England 1830–1837, and his wife Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen (1792-1849) acceded to the throne on 8 September 1830.