The Mary Hamilton Papers : Letter from Mary Anne Napier to Mary Hamilton

Napier (née Cathcart), Mary Anne, Lady

The Mary Hamilton Papers

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Letter from Mary Anne Napier [later Lady Napier] to Mary Hamilton. She thanks Hamilton for her letter and hopes that everything has now been settled for her and her mother with regards to her father's will. She notes that her uncle, Frederick Hamilton, his wife and their eldest daughter have been to Edinburgh to settle 'their affairs in this Country' and that they have now gone to Ireland to do the same there. He called at her house but she was out but they met in the street and he gave her 'the ac[coun]t of his motives' [presumably this concerns financial matters relating to Charles Hamilton's estate]. </p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Napier concludes her letter with news of her family.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Dated at Abbey [Edinburgh].</p>

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