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

Goldsworthy, Martha Carolina

Mary Hamilton Papers

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Letter from Martha Carolina Goldsworthy to Mary Hamilton, relating to the royal children. She was concerned to hear that one of the princesses caused her 'such an Alarm', but is happy to hear that she is now much better and 'sincerly pray H R H may have no more drawbacks'. No-one deserves health more. Yesterday they went hunting, 'that is I attended the Princess's to see the Stag turned out of the Cart, we were two hours & a half going to see that'.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>This morning the Queen, two princesses and Prince William in a coach, escorted by the King and two princes on horseback, have been at Harleyford. 'They bring a much better account of our Dear Lady Charlotte' [Finch]. Goldsworthy did not join them, but 'comforted myself with a very fine Walk with my two Chevaliers, Gen[era]l Budé & Col. Hotham'.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Dated at Lower Lodge [Windsor].</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Original reference No. 39.</p>


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