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 reports that she is writing from Hamilton's room at Queen's Lodge, 'surrounded by your Plants, which are in the greatest Health'.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Goldsworthy continues the letter on Sunday [22 December], having received Hamilton's letter. She sympathises with her sorrow in parting with old acquaintances, and 'I hope as you had Heroism sufficient to part with them, that they have been properly valued'. She reports that the Queen's foot is better; she has been at the cathedral today, and walks about the house, 'which she had not done for some time, the Children thank God are remarkably well'. She ends the letter hastily: 'I am called away, you know my Life sufficiently to be sure it is not an excuse'.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Dated at the Queen's House.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Original reference No. 62.</p>

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