The Mary Hamilton Papers : Letter from Julia Henrietta de Salis (née Blosset) to Mary Hamilton

De Salis (née Blosset), Julia Henrietta

The Mary Hamilton Papers

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Harriet de Salis has heard that Hamilton has received some bad news, which she is very sorry to hear [John Dickenson Senior died in 1807]. De Salis assumes that Hamilton will prepare herself 'for the worst'. When the news does come, although she knows that Hamilton will be in 'shock', she advises that 'it must be submitted to', that she has reason to be thankful that he had 'lived to a good age'. She continues on her own high regard for John Dickenson Senior and asks Hamilton to let her know when she has any further news.</p>

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