The Mary Hamilton Papers : Letter from Mary Hamilton to one of the princesses

Hamilton, Mary

The Mary Hamilton Papers

<p style='text-align: justify;'>From Hamilton to one of the princesses and relates to her resignation from Court. Hamilton writes 'Adieu & perhaps for ever'. Hamilton will not forget her but will endeavour to forget her 'wickedness' and advises that age and experience will teach the princess to 'prize a sincere friend'. She asks the Princess to remember her 'as one t[ha]t is dead & who merited when living y[ou]r esteem'. [The Queen accepted Hamilton's resignation as governess in November 1782.]</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Original reference No. 18.</p>

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