The Mary Hamilton Papers : Letter from Jane Holman to Mary Hamilton

Holman (née Hamilton), Jane

The Mary Hamilton Papers

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Letter from Mrs Jane Holman née Hamilton to Mary Hamilton. The letter relates to the estrangement of Jane Holman and her husband. Jane Holman is in correspondence with her husband in relation to 'monetary concerns' and notes that her income at present is limited. She hopes her husband will 'behave as he ought' but doubts that he will. Even though he has treated her poorly, Holman writes of her continuing affection for her husband.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>She reports that her father, Frederick Hamilton, has purchased an annuity for her (see HAM/1/4/2/20), 'which at his decease, will be vested in the hands of Trustees, for my exclusive use', and will save her from financial embarrassment.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Dated at London.</p>

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