The Mary Hamilton Papers : Letter from John Dickenson Snr to Mary Hamilton

Dickenson, John, Snr

The Mary Hamilton Papers

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Letter from John Dickenson [Hamilton's father-in-law (1726-1810)] to Mary Hamilton. In this light-hearted letter Dickenson writes that it is a month to the day since her marriage ('God help you'), that he is pleased that she now has reason to 'detest' her husband, and that he has transferred to her all the affection he once had for him and 'will now never suffer him to return to me without you'. Dickenson continues that if he ever considers disinheriting his son, she will be named in his place.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>The text on the back of the sheet is part of a different letter and relates to rents and mentions a Mr Wild, who is an agent.</p>

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