Mary Hamilton Papers : Letter from John Dickenson to Mary Hamilton

Mary Hamilton Papers

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Letter from John Dickenson to his wife Mary née Hamilton. He writes of a visit to Mr and Mrs Birch and of going fishing while there. He tells a story against himself of being taught to throw a line and then being told that 'if the fish had kept his hold', he would 'have thrown him as high out of the Water as Bakewell Steeple'. He soon improves and brings home a fine catch. He dined at four and played cards in the evening.</p>


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