The Mary Hamilton Papers : Note from Queen Charlotte to Mary Hamilton

Charlotte, Queen

The Mary Hamilton Papers

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Note written by Mary Hamilton stating that she found the note below on return from the Queen's House. 'Her Majesty had done me the honor of coming to my apartments after ye Drawing Room, & not meeting w[i]th me left this writing upon my table'.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Queen Charlotte writes: 'Tell Miss Hamilton I hope soon to answer her letter, she makes me guilty of breaking a commandment, for I envy her writing so well'. Below this is written 'extract of a letter (w[hi]ch Lady Charlotte Finch gave me) from her Majesty' dated July 1780.</p>

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