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 writes that he has collected his son from Newcastle and is back at Wilton Lodge. His wife and eldest daughter pass their thanks to Hamilton for sending them books and Napier notes that his wife has now passed a work by Hannah More on to her daughter.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>He writes of his cousins the Cathcarts and the Mansfields and notes that our ‘friend Archibald [Cathcart?] has been made a churchman contrary to his own wish’. Had his father lived, Napier expects that he would have procured himself a place in the military.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Dated at Wilton Lodge [Roxburghshire]. </p>

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