The Mary Hamilton Papers : Letter from Charlotte Finch to Mary Hamilton

Finch (née Fermor), Charlotte, Lady

The Mary Hamilton Papers

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Letter from Charlotte Finch to Mary Hamilton. She writes of her pleasure after an unexpected visit from the King and Queen with all the princes and princesses. They were so 'gracious' that they 'charm[e]d away all my complaints'. She asks Hamilton to inform Princess Elizabeth that she believes that Prince William is much improved and looks charming and that the King and Queen spoke of their affection for her and on her good behaviour during her illness. Finch asks about court acquaintances and writes that she is confident that Hamilton will look after the royal children well during her absence. Miss Planta has been ill as had Prince Edward who she hears has now recovered.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Dated at Harleyford [Buckinghamshire].</p>

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