The Mary Hamilton Papers : Letter from Frederick Hamilton to John Dickenson, and copy of reply

Hamilton, Frederick

The Mary Hamilton Papers

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Letter from Rev. Frederick Hamilton to John Dickenson. The letter relates to organizing funeral arrangements for Frederick's daughter.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Included in the letter is a copy of a reply written by John Dickenson to Frederick Hamilton, dated 15 June 1810. Dickenson reports that he 'paid the last tribute of esteem & respect' to the memory of Hamilton's daughter, by attending her interment at Paddington Church as chief mourner. Her husband did not attend the funeral. In justice to him, Dickenson reports, Mr Holman's 'behaviour to Mrs Holman during her last days was extremely attentive & proper & it seemed to afford her great consolation to have him with her'.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Dated at Bath.</p>

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