The Mary Hamilton Papers : Letter from John Fisher to Mary Hamilton

Fisher, John

The Mary Hamilton Papers

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Letter from John Fisher to Mary Hamilton. The letter relates to Fisher's attempts to give assistance to someone in need and to a request from the Queen to look into the conduct of a Mr Blomberg whilst he was at Cambridge.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Fisher writes that he initially thought that any monetary relief for the 'unfortunate person' who he had talked to of Hamilton previously, would only offer temporary assistance but has since received a letter that makes it clear that 'a present pecuniary relief, will be a real service to the poor woman and he has determined to fit 'out the boy & shall levy contributions upon my Friends'. </p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Fisher also notes that the Queen had asked him to make enquiries on the conduct of Mr Blomberg whilst at Cambridge. He has met with his tutor on the subject and asks to consult with Hamilton on how best to communicate this to the Queen.</p>

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