<p style='text-align: justify;'>Letter from Charlotte, Princess Royal, now Queen Charlotte of Württemberg, to Mary Hamilton. She addresses Hamilton as 'My dear Madam' and thanks her for her letter of July 8th. She notes that 'it gave me pleasure to see your handwriting again'. Charlotte writes that she has always held Hamilton with regard and has heard often about her via her friend Lady Cremorne who continues in 'tolerable health'. Charlotte is sorry to hear of the death of Hamilton's friend Lady Wake (see <a target='_blank' class='externalLink uom-purple' href='https://archiveshub.jisc.ac.uk/manchesteruniversity/data/gb133-ham/ham/1/8'>HAM/1/8</a>) who she remembers Hamilton speaking of often and notes that she had the 'comfort of seeing both her Daughters settled before her death'. She continues that she understands that her 'daughter in law did not quite suit her'.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Charlotte writes that she has heard several people speak favourably of Hamilton's daughter, Lady Anson's [née Dickenson, Louisa, (1787-1837) married Sir William Anson in 1815] 'modesty and amiable character' and hopes that she will continue to deserve the affection of Hamilton.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Dated at Ludwigsburg.</p>
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