The Mary Hamilton Papers : Letter from Francis Napier, 8th Lord Napier, to Mary Hamilton

Napier, Francis Scott, 8th Lord

The Mary Hamilton Papers

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Letter from Francis Napier, 8th Lord Napier, to Mary Hamilton. He informs Hamilton of the birth of Mrs [Mainie-Schaw] Hunter's baby, a girl baptized as Anne Charlotte. He writes that his niece has the Hopetoun mouth and double chin. He also writes on marriage and that he will never marry a woman he dislikes whatever her fortune may be. He intends to look for a ‘cheerful good tempered Girl with enough to keep me & mine from feeling the inconveniences of a total want of Money’. He writes again that he has no intention of proposing a second time to Miss Leslie.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Dated at Edinburgh.</p>

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