The Mary Hamilton Papers : Letter from Sir Robert Herries to Mary Hamilton

Herries, Robert

The Mary Hamilton Papers

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Letter from Sir Robert Herries to Mary Hamilton, on the death of his wife, Lady Catherine Herries. Included in the letter is the print of an inscription for Lady Herries's tomb that Herries has received from his printer. The Inscription notes that Lady Herries died on the 4th January 1808, aged 55. He writes of Lady Herries's sister, Miss Foote, and of his dividing his old house 'as a small part of it will now be enough for me, in my present lonely state as for the short time that I can have to live'. Sir Robert has sent Lady Herries's bequests to Hamilton by the London Waggon and he hopes that she will receive them safely.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Dated at Cheltenham.</p>

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