The Mary Hamilton Papers : Letter from Lady Frances Harpur (née Greville) to Mary Hamilton

Harpur (née Greville), Frances Elizabeth

The Mary Hamilton Papers

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Letter from Lady Frances Harpur to Mary Hamilton. The letter relates to the Duke of Cumberland as well as more general news. Harpur writes with a medicinal recipe for Hamilton. The recipe, which comprises of a poultice of bread and milk which is then applied to the naval, had previously cured a man (so she has been told) who had been suffering with inflammation of the bowels. Harpur notes that she cannot vouch to the truth of this.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Harpur also writes on the Duke of Cumberland (see HAM/1/16/73) and is much thankful that he is doing well but wishes to know more on the state of his body and mind.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Dated at Lavington House, [Sussex].</p>

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