The Mary Hamilton Papers : Letter from Wilhelmina Murray (née King) to Mary Hamilton

Murray (née King), Wilhelmina

The Mary Hamilton Papers

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Letter from Wilhelmina Murray to Mary Hamilton, relating to society and friends. The King has gone to Cheltenham to take the waters, and while Murray hopes they will be of benefit, she asks: 'dont you think it a punishment, for His laughing so much at water drinking places; to be forced to submit to go himself, and experience their virtue?'.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>The letter also touches on Murray's view of society. She writes that the world is much as it always was 'a certain proportion of Virtue & Vice always have prevail[e]d, but fashon [sic] makes some ages more flagrant than others'.</p>

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