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 that she has the pleasure of informing Hamilton that the Queen has given birth to a son [Prince Alfred (1780-1782)]. Charlotte is so pleased 'with it & my thoughts run upon it so much that I can write to you upon no other subject'. She wishes that Hamilton was back with her and is 'afraid we shall wait some time before that happened'.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Written in Hamilton's hand is a note dated at Eastbourne, 'rec[ieve]d Saturday morning 5 o'clock'.</p>

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