The Mary Hamilton Papers : Letter from Lady Catherine Herries (née Foote) to John Dickenson

Herries (née Foote), Catherine

The Mary Hamilton Papers

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Letter from Lady Catherine Herries to John Dickenson, thanking him for his letter giving her 'intelligence of you & my beloved friends safe arrival at Bath; [where Hamilton had gone to be under the care of Rundell during her confinement]. The account of Mr and Mrs Rundell that Dickenson has given her is 'delightful'. Herries writes that her time is taken up looking after her aunt who is suffering from an illness from which there is little hope of a recovery. She does not wish to dwell on such a sad subject at such a time and continues her letter on Hamilton and Dickenson.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>A note in Hamilton's hand on the back of the sheet notes that the letter was received in Bath.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Dated at St James's Street, [London].</p>

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