The Mary Hamilton Papers : Letter from William Napier, 7th Lord Napier, to Mary Hamilton

Napier, William, 7th Lord

The Mary Hamilton Papers

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Letter from William Napier, 7th Lord Napier, to Mary Hamilton. He writes of his time at Buxton and advises to Hamilton on her spirits, noting that if we were always to be happy then we would not know good from bad. He also writes on poetry and that a clergyman had told him of two books of poetry ‘by one Byrom of Manchester just come out’, copies of which he has just sent for [John Byrom, <i><i>Miscellaneous Poems, by John Byrom, M.A. F.R.S. sometime Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge</i></i>. Manchester: J. Harrop, 1773]. </p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Dated at Buxton [Derbyshire].</p>

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