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 congratulates her on her marriage and asks her to give his compliments to John Dickenson and teases her asking her to tell him 'that I very sincerely wish he may be as miserable & unhappy in his new situation as I am'.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>He also writes that he has been looking after a legacy that has been left to him by a Mrs Napier, one of his distant relations. From this he will be left about three thousand guineas but some of her relations are attacking the Will. The business will be brought before the Prerogative Court in November.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Dated at Cork [Ireland].</p>

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