The Mary Hamilton Papers : Letter from Louisa Murray, Countess of Mansfield (formerly Lady Stormont), to Mary Hamilton

Murray (née Cathcart), Louisa

The Mary Hamilton Papers

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Letter from Louisa Murray, Countess of Mansfield, to Mary Hamilton. She discusses Hamilton's move to London and her belief that there is nowhere cheaper to live than there. 'It is a place of so much bustle that people have not time to Enquire after the affairs of others when they have settled their own'. Whilst gossip is often the 'chief occupation' in the Country. She continues on the benefits of society and entertainment in London and is happy that Hamilton can be more in society there.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>The letter continues with news of her son Henry, and Mrs Montagu's letters which she has read.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Dated at the Ranger's Lodge, [Richmond Park].</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Original reference No. 37.</p>

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