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, relating to Herries's health and her concern at not receiving a letter from Hamilton.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Herries writes on her own and of Hamilton's health. Herries remains in London for the present but hopes to visit Bath in November, writing 'what good fortune will it be for me' if Hamilton was planning to visit Bath at the same time. Herries has written to Mrs [Elizabeth] Carter just before she returned to England in answer to a letter from her asking her to assure Hamilton of her 'warmest friendship & affection'. Herries had last written to Hamilton in July but notes that she has received nothing from her since [the July letter is not part of the archive], though she has heard from her friend Mrs [Anne] Hunter that Hamilton had written one 'by a private hand', and that this had been 'mis carried'. Herries ends her letter noting that Hamilton will be glad to hear that Mrs Hunter is now back in London.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Dated at St. James's Street, [London].</p>

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