The Mary Hamilton Papers : Letter from Louisa Murray, Lady Stormont, to Mary Hamilton

Murray (née Cathcart), Louisa

The Mary Hamilton Papers

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Letter from Louisa Murray, Lady Stormont, to Mary Hamilton. She is unable to provide Hamilton with a good account of her health as she has been confined again, although not for 'so good a cause as you' [i.e. Hamilton's pregnancy]. She has been suffering with a nervous complaint and hopes that she will benefit from some sea air and is going to spend a few days at Walmer Castle near Deal.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Stormont writes on Hamilton's pregnancy and advises that she keep herself 'quiet' suggesting that Hamilton had previously suffered a miscarriage. '[A]fter one accident one is always liable to another if one is not very cautious'.</p>

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