The Mary Hamilton Papers : Letter from Charlotte, Princess Royal, to Mary Hamilton

Charlotte Augusta Matilda, Princess Royal

The Mary Hamilton Papers

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Letter from Charlotte, Princess Royal, to Mary Hamilton. She writes to Hamilton from Kew, having been to Windsor. She notes that the Queen has worn the trimmings that Hamilton saw Charlotte work on the past summer and has ordered Charlotte to stop working on her 'Westcoat' [waistcoat] at present 'not because it was too great a peice of Work for me but because she was afraid as I have not much time to work, it would dirty'. She continues to note that she has bought herself a little Spa Toilet for £2 2s which contains everything that can possibly be wanted', and that she has seen a great deal of Lady Courtown [Mary Stopford née Powys (d. 1810), wife of James Stopford, 2nd Earl of Courtown], who improves upon acquaintance, and she is sure that Hamilton would like her.</p>

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