The Mary Hamilton Papers : Letter from Martha Carolina Goldsworthy to Mary Hamilton

Goldsworthy, Martha Carolina

The Mary Hamilton Papers

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Letter from Martha Carolina Goldsworthy to Mary Hamilton. She writes of the pleasure that Hamilton's visit gave her. She continues that later that night she 'did not know herself' and when her maid came to undress her she said that Goldsworthy's face 'was quite different'. She writes that she was 'hurt & disappointed' the next morning 'for not a word of any rest was said' and that they [the King and Queen?] 'supposed in a few days we should begin to walk'. Goldsworthy notes that she shed a few tears and asks Hamilton to burn this letter and not to keep it in her pocket.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Original reference No. 19.</p>

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