The Mary Hamilton Papers : Letter from Charlotte Margaret Gunning to Mary Hamilton

Digby (née Gunning), Charlotte Margaret

The Mary Hamilton Papers

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Letter from Charlotte Gunning to Mary Hamilton, containing general news of her activities. She spent the beginning of the summer at Horton, and then travelled from place to place, 'even as far as Devonshire', until the beginning of October. She was taken ill after arriving at Weymouth, and it was thought that she would benefit from sea-bathing. 'I have bathed 11 times & it agrees with me excessivly [sic]'. Her father and sister have set off for Bath, where her father will bathe and take the waters for his gout and rheumatism. She expresses her hatred of London 'as a place' and her longing to reside permanently in the country.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Dated at Weymouth.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Original reference No. 37.</p>

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