7. Lindsey Row
Old Battersea bridge
Monday Aug 1st
Dear Charles Price -
We shall look for you at the Soirée on Wednesday and there we will startle the Academy by our general recklessness and stunning appearance - So you are for the occasion to get off your cross and come in a white cravat!
A long talk will follow upon all the different matters.
Make our best compliments to Mrs Edwards, and believe me my dear Charles
Envelope:E. Edwards Esq
Thames Bank House
Sunbury on Thames
[stamp:] POSTAGE / ONE PENNY
[postmark:] LONDON S. W / 12 / AU / 2 / 64
1. 1 August 
Dated from the day of the week and the postmark.
2. Edwin Edwards
Edwin Edwards (1823-1879), lawyer, painter and etcher [more]. It is not clear why JW addressed him as 'Charles Price', but the name appears in a series of letters from 7 April 1862 to 1864 (#03200, #03146, #02994, #03192, #03299, #09083, #09084).
JW probably means the Royal Academy, though he might mean a private academy.
5. bien des choses ... dire
Fr., many things to tell you.
This is the transcription given by Rosalind Birnie Philip in her copy, but the word is not clear.