Mary Hamilton Papers : Note from Anna Maria Clarke to Mary Hamilton

Clarke, Anna Maria

Mary Hamilton Papers

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Note from Anna Maria Clarke to Mary Hamilton. She writes with a message from the Duchess of Portland, who advises on the gentle exercise that Hamilton should take, 'every fine day on Horseback [...] and follow a Plough for an Hour or an Hour & half'. Clarke also notes that she has had the pleasure of John Dickenson's company.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>On the other side of the sheet is a note about raising a subscription to purchase a small farm for the 'milkmaid' poet Ann Yearsley, here described as 'the Poor Milkwoman', whom Hannah More is trying to aid.</p>


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