The Mary Hamilton Papers : Letter from Sir William Hamilton to Mary Hamilton

Hamilton, William, Sir

The Mary Hamilton Papers

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Letter from Sir William Hamilton to Mary Hamilton. He notes that in this 'dissipated Town' it was impossible to do what one likes. He had attempted to visit his niece on each of two days and each time he was prevented.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Hamilton writes that Charles Greville [her cousin] had received her note and asks that she gives his compliments to the Duchess [of Portland, Bentinck, Margaret Cavendish née Lady Margaret Cavendish Harley (1715-1785)]. Hamilton and his nephew will visit the Duchess at Bulstrode on Tuesday next. Hamilton has business at the House of Commons and private business means that he will have to return to London by Thursday. He asks his niece to inform him if these arrangements are not acceptable.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Dated at King's Street [London].</p>

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