The Mary Hamilton Papers : Letter from Margaret Planta to Mary Hamilton

Planta, Margaret

The Mary Hamilton Papers

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Letter from Margaret Planta to Mary Hamilton, whom she addresses as 'Hammy' [as do the princesses]. The letter is concerned with her role as sub-governess to the princesses. Planta writes that she will not go into any detail about her life at the Lodge as she knows that Hamilton is well 'acquainted with it' and that one day is much like another. She notes that the King, Queen, princesses and princes all visited Lady Charlotte Finch at Harleyford yesterday and reported that she is well.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Planta notes that she now sleeps in 'poor Mr Humphery's room' which she assures Hamilton that it has caused her to have many sad contemplations.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Dated at the Queen's Lodge.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Original reference No. 1.</p>

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