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 loss of his son Francis, who died from a fever whilst on board the <i><i>Argo</i></i>. His brother William, who is currently in Halifax, is due to sail to Bermuda, Barbados and Jamaica before returning to Halifax. William has written to Napier that he hopes to see his brother Francis whilst in Jamaica; what ‘a blow it will be to him, to find only his grave’.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Dated at Queen Street, [Edinburgh].</p>

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