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, concerning his health, Hamilton's visit to Margate, and the types of books that she has been reading. Napier is happy to hear that Hamilton has been reading, but warns her against books of controversy, which hurt minds, especially young ones: 'you know I do not approve of reading books of controversy[.] I think its a very bad study for any body but more especially for young Lady's'. He adds that the Bible guides his faith entirely.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Dated at Edinburgh.</p>

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