The Mary Hamilton Papers : Copy of notes from Queen Charlotte and King George III to Mary Delany, from Horace Walpole to Mary Delany, and from Mary...

The Mary Hamilton Papers

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Copy of notes from Queen Charlotte and King George III to Mary Delany. They write separately in appreciation of Delany's catalogue of Bernard Granville's collection of Handel manuscripts.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>The other side of the sheet contains HAM/1/6/3/4(2) at the top, which is a copy of a note from Horace Walpole to Mary Delany to accompany a new edition of his <i>Anecdotes of Painting in England</i>. Walpole writes that he has been called upon to publish a new edition and that he ‘cou[l]d not in a History of English Arts resist ye agreeable occasion of doing justice to one who has founded a new branch’, and so has recorded her name in vol.2. Delany's reply is copied just below and is transcribed as HAM/1/6/3/4(3).</p>

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