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, containing general news of Napier's house and acquaintances. He also writes of William Pitt noting that he has ‘a good Lesson, to warn him against hollow coalitions’ and that if he deserves his fate if he ever ‘errs again’.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>A paragraph on the subject of Louisa Dickenson has been crossed through. In it he advises that she should be settled off comfortable as soon as possible to prevent her being ‘tormented with the importunities of impertinent suitors’.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Dated at Edinburgh.</p>

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