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. She thanks Hamilton for her letters and for sending Mr Blount's verses (in HAM/1/17/260 Herries had asked Hamilton if she had lent these verses to her, as she was unable to find them). She continues on the importance of their friendship, her hopes of seeing her and on Hamilton's daughter Louisa.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Herries has heard that the death of Mrs [Elizabeth] Carter's niece, Mrs Palmer, has greatly affected Carter, but warns Hamilton not to say anything about this if she writes to Carter. Herries has heard even 'worse acc[oun]s [...] from different quarters' and hopes they are 'exaggerated'.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Dated at Cheltenham.</p>

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