The Mary Hamilton Papers : Letter from Robert Fulke Greville to John Dickenson

Greville, Robert Fulke

The Mary Hamilton Papers

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Letter from Robert Fulke Greville to John Dickenson, relating to the funeral of Mrs Holman. He notes that in consequence of Mr Hamilton's [Frederick Hamilton (<a target='_blank' class='externalLink uom-purple' href=''>HAM/1/4/1</a>), Mrs Holman's father] and with the 'desire of its being private, has prevented my offering my Carriage to attend, which I should have be[en] glad to have done'.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Greville again mentions that he had not been aware of Holman's illness and was surprised that no-one had informed him that she had been ill for over thirty days. If he had been aware he would have offered 'Every medical assistance' which could be called upon, although in this case 'has unhappily been too baffling for their skill'.</p>

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