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 is a little angry that Hamilton has not answered her letter and asks her to write her a very long letter to make up for it. She writes that she saw Mr George Hamilton [2nd Earl of Warwick, a cousin of Hamilton's] and his three daughters the previous Monday. George Hamilton told the King 'that for five years he has never been from home During that long time. He has only Been in His Garden three times'. She continues that there is a camp set up in the 'little park' under the command of Colonel Lumsden and that hardly anyone can understand what the officers say. Augusta has been in the Colonel's tent and found it very neat. In it he had a table, two large chairs, two stools and his bed.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Augusta sends her love to Elizabeth and asks Hamilton to thank her for the 'potted birds' that she has sent her.</p>

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