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The Penrice Letters 1768-1795

Joanna Martin has edited the letters of Thomas Mansel Talbot, owner of the Penrice and Margam estates in Glamorgan, and his wife Lady Mary Fox Strangways. The letters reflect the family life of Talbot, his continental tours, his building activities on his estates and his courtship in middle age of the young daughter of the Earl of Ilchester. A joint publication with West Glamorgan Archive Service.

South Wales Record Society publication no. 9
Edited by Joanna Martin
Published 1993
ISBN 0 9508676 8 3 (hardback)

Price: £12.50

Review:
J. M. Black in Archives: ‘Handsomely edited … the collection is interesting on a personal level, and for Thomas Mansel Talbot’s travels on the Grand Tour, for his building of a modern stately home at Penrice and for details of the Glamorgan economy.’

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