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 has escaped from his troops back to Wilton Lodge and his wife has rewarded him with a new son [Charles Napier]. He notes that an uncle of his wife has recently died and although six years previously he had bequeathed £1500 to Maria, he has since changed his will and has left her nothing. Napier writes that he has his fortune in the shape of a wife and thus should have no further expectations.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Dated at Wilton Lodge [Roxburghshire].</p>

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