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

Hamilton, William, Sir

The Mary Hamilton Papers

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Letter from Sir William Hamilton to his brother Charles Hamilton. He writes that his brother Frederick has given him his share of the family china. He notes that if he had a few pieces more, it would save him having to purchase much more and asks Charles if he would send him what remains of his. In return he can have what remains, but if he has any objection, then not to send. It would save William about five hundred pounds if Charles was to do so, and he asks that he send it as soon as possible as he wishes to ship it to Naples [where he is taking up his position as Ambassador]. He also writes that the day before he kissed the King's hand and is now known as 'His Excellency'. Dated at Mews.</p>

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