The Mary Hamilton Papers : Letter from Maria Rundell to Mary Hamilton

Rundell, Maria

The Mary Hamilton Papers

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Letter from Maria Rundell to Mary Hamilton. She writes that her mother has told her that Hamilton wants to have a full account of what they all have been doing. She and her mother have just returned from a trip to Worcestershire. They spent a week and ‘went to the morning & the evening performances at the former of which we had the pleasure of seeing the royal family’. She reported that they all seemed well. Her mother met with many of her old friends as she had formerly lived in the County and Hamilton can imagine how happy this made her. She reports that the town [Worcester] was very crowded, ‘particularly of the common sort of people’ who had come from the country to see the Royal family. Rundell describes visiting a house and estate that her mother had not seen for 24 years.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Rundell continues on how her sister progresses and writes of news of friends and on how empty Bath is at the moment and that Nellie, one of their servants is to leave them.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Dated at Bath.</p>

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