The Mary Hamilton Papers : Letter from Princess Augusta Sophia to Mary Hamilton

Augusta Sophia, Princess

The Mary Hamilton Papers

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Letter from Princess Augusta Sophia to Mary Hamilton. She begins her letter by saying that she thinks it is very 'naughty' of Hamilton for not writing, as she has been in expectation of a letter from her for the past two days. Augusta had not written herself as she had not taken any walks in the past couple or days nor had any news.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>She notes that a Mr Righte has slept in Hamilton's room although she does not 'know if he has dreamt of you but I desired him to do so'.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>She reports that the previous night was spent playing cards and that Lord and Lady Cortone and their four sons were there. She continues in the letter to note who is in Windsor and which rooms they are using. She also writes that the dining time has changed from three to four 'for the King said that He found the Evening so very long that he almost fell asleep'.</p>

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