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 of the changes in the government and how they have affected his hopes for economic security. His friend Mr Dundas has resigned, as have Mr Pitt, Lord Spencer and Lord Grenville. [Pitt resigned as Prime Minister in February 1801.] He reports that the new Ministry is expected to be 'Gazetted' tomorrow.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Napier also writes about seeing Sir William Hamilton in the Drawing Room. 'He looks as dried up and withered, as any fish in the Museum'.</p>

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