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

Hamilton, Frederick

The Mary Hamilton Papers

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Letter from Rev. Frederick Hamilton to John Dickenson. The letter relates to Frederick Hamilton's change of address (see HAM/1/4/3/6). He is to quit Bedford Square and move to Oxford Street. He is building a house that will provide a magnificent view of Hyde Park and will serve as both a Town and a Country residence.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>The letter continues on general and family matters. Their relation Colonel Cathcart has returned from India and looks ill and much thinner than before he went eighteen months ago. Hamilton reports that Cathcart's passage took six months, so that he had not been informed of Lord Cornwallis's appointment, news which might have prevented him returning when he did.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Dated at Bedford Square [London].</p>

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