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 discusses the King's health and suggests that he may be suffering from a 'Brain Fever'. He notes that the reports of the physicians today are 'His Majesty's fever is so much abated as to give the fairest prospect of his speedy recovery'. Napier also writes that all his hopes have been 'obliterated'. He mentions seeing Sir William Hamilton 'crawling along Piccadilly' and notes that Emma Hamilton drove down St James's Street a couple of hours since.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Dated at St James's Street [London].</p>

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