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

Herries (née Foote), Catherine

The Mary Hamilton Papers

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Incomplete letter from Lady Catherine Herries to John Dickenson.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Lady Herries notes that her letter is both for John Dickenson and Hamilton. The Dickensons had been unwell and Herries is pleased to hear that they are both now recovered. Herries writes of her friendship with Dickenson and Hamilton noting that she is confident that their friendship is 'unchangeable'. Herries also writes on her sadness at the death of her young sister, Mary. She notes that the niece of her sister-in-law has also died. Herries continues on Miss Bowdler, a visit to Malling Abbey and on Sir Robert Herries's decision not to travel to France at present though she expects that he will go to Paris at some point.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Dated at Tunbridge Wells, [Kent].</p>

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