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

Herries (née Foote), Catherine

The Mary Hamilton Papers

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Letter from Lady Catherine Herries to Mary Hamilton, concerning Herries's health, which has been very poor. She writes that she is now recovering and Bath was thought to be the best place for her to regain her strength, by both drinking the waters and by bathing. Herries writes of bathing a number of times and believes that it has been profitable, although that she is still unable to see an improvement in her limbs but has done so for her nervous system. She is confident that all will be well with her in time.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Herries wishes she could see Hamilton and be able to introduce Hamilton to her new sister-in-law, Mrs Robert Foote. Her brother Robert and his new wife are accompanying Herries in Bath, as is Nina Herries and she notes that her and her husband's friend, Mr Sackville is to come soon and Sir Robert promises that he will visit shortly.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Herries continues her letter on the subject of her friend Miss Bowdler and with general news.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Dated at Bath.</p>

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