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 bitterly regrets not setting out for London when he first heard of his daughter's illness, so that he could have given comfort to her '& to have given her my parting embrace'. The letter continues on matters relating to her medical supervision and medical expenses. It also refers to Mr Holman: Hamilton fears that he will not fail to show himself 'at the first opportunity by laying claim to Mrs. Holman[']s property when she is no longer in his way'.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>A note written in John Dickenson's hand at the bottom of the letter states he was surprised at the contents of this letter and that Mrs Holman had plenty of money.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Dated at Bath.</p>

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