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. He writes that he has received a letter from Robert Greville, enclosing one from Colonel Newton from the 10th Dragoons noting a vacancy of a cornetcy [the lowest rank of non-commissioned officer] which General Pitt desires to offer to his son. As a consequence of this he is required to pay Messrs Cox & Greenwood [agents to the Regiment] the sum of £1102.10, which is 'the limited price by the King's regulation'. Mr Dickenson has offered to loan Frederick the money, and the letter discusses Frederick's suggestions for securing the loan.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Dated at Oxford Street [London].</p>

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