The Mary Hamilton Papers : Letter from Henry Jerome de Salis to Mary Hamilton

De Salis, Henry Jerome

The Mary Hamilton Papers

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Letter from Rev. Henry Jerome de Salis to Mary Hamilton, enclosing the 'valuable' manuscript according to her wishes. He will write to his wife the following day asking her not to leave town until Thursday. Salis also writes about the High Sheriff of Shropshire [John Corbet], noting that 'nothing surprises me more than the circumstances of the High Sheriff of Shropshire'. He continues that the 'Undoubted Head ex officio of the Civil and Military Power of his County absenting himself from his County, in an inferior military situation dependent on that County, and leaving [...] at this moment of publick alarm' his office left in the hands of his deputy.</p>

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