The Mary Hamilton Papers : Note from Sir Robert Herries to John Dickenson

Herries, Robert

The Mary Hamilton Papers

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Note from Sir Robert Herries to John Dickenson, in which he writes of Lady Emma Hamilton.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Sir Robert Herries understands that he is not to have the pleasure of Dickenson's company for breakfast that day but hopes that he will have his company to dinner instead. He notes that Lady Herries wishes to send her friend, Miss Bowdler (see HAM/1/17/81), some daily newspapers and asks Dickenson if he can without 'impropriety ask the favour of Lady [Emma] Hamilton, (but in your own name as I am not known to her & I have not heard of Sir WH [William Hamilton] having as yet returned my visit to both, though he said he intended to do it) to charge one of her domesticks' with the package of newspapers.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>The note is addressed to 15 Somerset Street, Portman Square.</p>

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