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 writes that he is unable to leave London until he has affairs settled [The Hamiltons had to escape Naples after the revolution]. Since he had been driven from Naples he has heard nothing from Hamilton or had any mention of 'Count Palombo' [i.e. Palombi]. He did not leave [ [...] ] without having heard from General Acton [Sir John Francis Edward, 6th Baronet (1736-1811), naval officer and administrator] that Palombo should have immediately on employment at Naples sufficient to give him & his family a competent subsistence'.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Hamilton does not know what is going to become of him and he writes that he does not wish to return to Naples, at least not in a public capacity.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>He writes of Emma's love for his niece and her family.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Dated at Grosvenor Square [London].</p>

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