The Mary Hamilton Papers : Letters from Princess Augusta Sophia

Augusta Sophia, Princess

The Mary Hamilton Papers

<p style='text-align: justify;'>The sheet contains three separate pieces of writings by Princess Augusta Sophia, two letters addressed to an unidentified 'Madam' and a separte piece of writing.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>The first is dated the evening of 28 November 1777 and is addressed 'Madam', in which the Princess writes that Miss Hamilton has an 'head-ach but for all that she sat down and has writt you a very long letter and I shall be very angry with you If you dont thank her'.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>The second piece of writing is again addressed to 'My Dear Madam' where she writes that Miss Hamilton sends her love and asks the recipient not to forget to write to Miss Hamilton.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>The third piece of writing is titled a <i><i>Dialogue between Clare and Eloise at Lambeth in Cornwall</i></i>. Eloise states that it was a pleasure to see her friend's brother the previous night and that he was wearing a wig. She was told that he had torn his hair 'off his head' and is not very happy that he did. Eloise continued to state that he must have been very handsome before this and Clare replied that 'so he was'.</p>

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