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

Dickenson, John

The Mary Hamilton Papers

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Journal-letter from John Dickenson to his wife Mary née Hamilton covering the period 27 June – 2 July 1789. The letter relates to Dickenson's time at Bath and to his social life whilst in the city, including a visit to a Mrs Holroyd, who he notes had a painting of Lord Sheffield [John Baker Holroyd (1741-1821), first Earl of Sheffield, politician] by Sir Joshua Reynolds, which he writes was really 'a treat' to see, as he 'never saw a picture of any Master's that pleased me more – how happy I sh[oul]d be to have such a picture of the dear Object of my Love'.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Original reference No. 4.</p>

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