The Mary Hamilton Papers : Letter from Thomas Newell to Mary Hamilton

Newell, Thomas

The Mary Hamilton Papers

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Letter from T. Newell [Dr Thomas Newell, Surgeon Extraordinary to the King] to Mary Hamilton, stating that he wishes he could give her a favourable account of Lady Herries. 'She has been a long time in a very nervous way, and I am afraid there is a strong tendency to a failure of the faculties of the mind'. Her memory is failing, 'so much so, that she often forgets what has passed but a few moments'. Despite this, '[h]er bodily health is very good'.</p>

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