The Mary Hamilton Papers : Letter from Lady Catherine Hamilton (née Barlow) to Mary Hamilton

Hamilton (née Barlow), Catherine, Lady

The Mary Hamilton Papers

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Letter from Lady Catherine Hamilton to Mary Hamilton. She writes on her journey back to Naples and on society and friends. While stopping for a change of horses, they met with the Duke of Gloucester [William Henry, Prince, First Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh (1743-1805)], who seemed to be very ill. She records her shock when she saw him: 'his legs are as big as my waist, his face that of a Corpse, his hair almost totally fallen off'.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Original reference No. 6.</p>

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