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. He writes thanking Hamilton for her 'kind reception' of him at Windsor and of receiving her 'Philosophical Preparation' from Chichester which was received at 'Kew in perfect preservation & was presented to the person you desired it for'. Fisher also writes of his servant who for his visit to Windsor was provided with two guineas to cover his expenses and that of Fisher's horses. Fisher reports that the servant ran a bill of two to three further pounds and on investigation found that he had enjoyed a 'duck roasted for his dinner, with strong Coffee, as soon as his cloth was removed'.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Dated at Kew.</p>

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