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 is now a Major in the King's Own Regiment of Foot and is 'strutting about with all the affected dignity of my new office'. He also writes that he is in expectation of being a father by August. He writes on the Irish and on Hamilton's fiancé, John Dickenson. He describes Hamilton's cousin Mrs Stratford [the daughter of Frederick Hamilton] as a 'complete composition of Rouge & Pearl Powder'. He has been in her company only once and he did not wish to be introduced.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Dated at Dublin Barracks.</p>

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