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 is to be sent to Scotland to represent the King in the General Assembly at the Church of Scotland 'under the Title of His Grace, his Majesty's Lord High Commissioner'. He writes that his duty is to sit on a throne in full dress for twelve days and give public dinners. He has an allowance of £1500 which will in large part be spent on preparations for the 'fist year, after which, it will be from £500 to £700 in my pocket annually'. He asks Hamilton not to speak of this publicly as yet.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Dated at The House of Lords.</p>

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