<p style='text-align: justify;'>Letter from Louisa Murray, Lady Stormont, to Mary Hamilton, concerning the Duchess of Portland (see <a target='_blank' class='externalLink uom-purple' href='https://archiveshub.jisc.ac.uk/manchesteruniversity/data/gb133-ham/ham/1/7/11'>HAM/1/7/11</a>), Mrs Delany (see <a target='_blank' class='externalLink uom-purple' href='https://archiveshub.jisc.ac.uk/manchesteruniversity/data/gb133-ham/ham/1/6/3'>HAM/1/6/3</a>) and Bulstrode. She begins her letter by asking Hamilton to send her an account of her time in Derbyshire as she is 'both anxious & interested' and is sorry that she had to leave the company of Delany and the Duchess at Bulstrode. She continues that Lord Stormont was delighted by Bulstrode [the Duchess of Portland's estate] and of an 'accident that deprived her [the Duchess] of the pretty Zebra'. Stormont's sons were 'much affected' by the story and repeat it 'very pathetically'.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Stormont continues her letter with news of her children and of Hamilton's friends and relations, including Lady Frances Harpur (see <a target='_blank' class='externalLink uom-purple' href='https://archiveshub.jisc.ac.uk/manchesteruniversity/data/gb133-ham/ham/1/16'>HAM/1/16</a>) and Lady Cathcart.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Dated at Wandsworth Hill.</p>
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