The Mary Hamilton Papers : Letter from Mary Glover to Mary Hamilton

Glover, Mary

The Mary Hamilton Papers

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Letter from Mary Glover to Mary Hamilton, concerning her father’s health. Glover is pleased to write that her father seems much better. They arrived at Bath a month ago and from his letters to them, she expected him to be well. Glover arrived a day earlier than expected as she came in their own carriage and her father was overjoyed at seeing her and Mrs Glover after an absence of two months. He looked wan although not thin and had not had much of an appetite for four months.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Glover also writes with a description of the town of Wells and surrounding areas where they went for a ‘change of air’. She writes of a Mr and Mrs Blunt who had meant to be passing though Bath but who enjoyed Richard Glover’s company so much that they decided to say in Bath a month. Glover writes that her father was so taken with Hamilton’s letter to him on her marriage that he showed it to the Blunt’s and told her that Hamilton’s affectionate style of writing brought Mrs Blunt to tears.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Glover continues her letter on society in Bath.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Dated at Bath.</p>

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