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, relating to the election that was held on the 24 September 1790. Napier writes that he is one of the six Lords to have been returned for three seats. He and three others are Government Lords, whilst Hopetoun and Selkirk are 'independent Lords, that is to say, Voters for opposition candidates'. Napier continues on the election and as to whether or not they will sit. He lists the returns against each candidate and writes on how his relations voted.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Dated at Wilton Lodge, [Roxburghshire].</p>

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