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Document number: 1381
Date: 22 Feb 1826
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: WORSLEY Thomas
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Last updated: 2nd March 2016

Dear Talbot

Your offer is a tempting one nevertheless I cant accept of it More especially as I have now become a fat pluralist I must go down into Yorkshire at Easter to obtain corporal possession of my new living value £150 per ann. More or Less

Had it been the beginning of long vacation there is no saying what I might have done. – Stratton of Trinity will be first Cl. Tripos & first Medallist Plato Aristotle & Lucretius <1> are the order of the day had you Hare’s <2> patronage who examines Copley & Ld Palmn <3> in the order of the Poll

Yours Ever
T Worsley

Feby 22 1826.

W. H. Fox Talbot Esqre


1. Titus Lucretius Carus ( fl.1st century), Latin poet and philosopher.

2. Probably Julius Charles Hare (1795–1855), English theological writer.

3. Probably Sir John Singleton Copley (1772–1863) [see Doc. No: 01046], and Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston (1784–1865), statesman.

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