Mary Hamilton Papers : Letter from the Duchess of Portland to Mary Hamilton

Cavendish Bentinck (née Harley), Margaret, Duchess of Portland

Mary Hamilton Papers

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Letter from the Duchess of Portland to Mary Hamilton. The letter relates to a present given by the Queen to Mrs Delany. The Duchess of Portland writes to Hamilton with a message to the Queen. Mrs Delany wanted to write her thanks and gratitude to the Queen herself but was unable to do so as 'her Eyes fail her too much'. Mrs Delany was delighted with the 'pocket book and it's [sic] contents'.</p>


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