Mary Hamilton Papers : Letter from Frederick Hamilton to Mary Hamilton

Hamilton, Frederick

Mary Hamilton Papers

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Letter from Rev. Frederick Hamilton to Mary Hamilton. The letter informs Mary Hamilton of the engagement of his daughter, Elizabeth [to John Stratford, 3rd Earl of Aldborough (c.1742-1823), second son of John Stratford, 1st Earl of Aldborough, MP for Baltinglass and for Wicklow County in the Irish House of Commons], and that the marriage will take place in a few days. John Stratford is described as having a 'most amiable character & disposition'. He reports that he has a good estate and will inherit well from his father, who is 'one of the richest men in Ireland & in his 86th year'. He describes the match as a very advantageous one for his daughter. [The couple married the following month.]</p>


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