The Mary Hamilton Papers : Letters from Princess Augusta Sophia to an anonymous recipient [Mary Hamilton]

Augusta Sophia, Princess

The Mary Hamilton Papers

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Letters from Princess Augusta Sophia to an anonymous recipient [Mary Hamilton], two in the form of letters addressed to an unidentified [and probably fictitious] 'Madam' and a separate, imaginative piece of writing.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>The first letter is dated the evening of 28 November 1777 and is addressed 'Madam', in which the Princess writes that Miss Hamilton has a 'haed-ach [sic] but for all that she sat down and has writ 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 letter 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 continues that he must have been very handsome before this and Clare replies 'so he was'.</p>

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