Mary Hamilton Papers : Journal-letter from John Dickenson to Mary Hamilton

Dickenson, John

Mary Hamilton Papers

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Journal-letter from John Dickenson to his wife Mary née Hamilton. The letter relates to Dickenson's time at Bath, his daily routines and his social life whilst in the city. It is also concerned with business relating to Hamilton and her uncle Frederick Hamilton [possibly regarding her heritable bond. See <a target='_blank' class='externalLink uom-purple' href='https://archiveshub.jisc.ac.uk/manchesteruniversity/data/gb133-ham/ham/1/4/1'>HAM/1/4/1</a>-<a target='_blank' class='externalLink uom-purple' href='https://archiveshub.jisc.ac.uk/manchesteruniversity/data/gb133-ham/ham/1/4/2'>HAM/1/4/2</a>], which he describes as 'curious'.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Dickenson also notes speaking with a Mrs Orde [Ord] who had seen the King recently and who informed him that there is no truth in 'the report of his Legs swelling [...] [and that] 'some people say, his understanding is actually clearer than ever it appeared to be'.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Dated at Queen's Parade.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Original reference No. 3.</p>


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