The Mary Hamilton Papers : Letter from Mrs Maria Eliza Rundell (née Ketelby) to Mary Hamilton

Rundell (née Ketelby), Maria Eliza

The Mary Hamilton Papers

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Letter from Maria Eliza Rundell to Mary Hamilton. She writes of her pleasure at Hamilton's society the previous night and wishes that she could see her again that evening. She looks forward to receiving and hearing soon of how Hamilton's daughter, Louisa, found the journey home and advises Hamilton on her experience in travelling with her own children. She notes that when her infants travel she carries' a bottle of victuals made quite hot, & wrapped in flannels, & a cap, so that they may be fed if waking - a crust of bread would likewise [...] be proper to carry with you to amuse the young Lady in the chaise between the stages'.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Dated at Bennet Street, [Bath].</p>

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