The Mary Hamilton Papers : Letter from Mary Sharpe (later Beauvoir) to Mary Hamilton

Beauvoir (née Sharpe, later Douglas), Mary

The Mary Hamilton Papers

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Letter from Mary Sharpe to Mary Hamilton. Sharpe writes inviting Hamilton to a party which will include Mrs [Elizabeth] Carter and Mrs Chapone [Hester Chapone, née Mulso (1727-1801), writer]. She also suggests a book for Hamilton to read on natural history by Da Costa on the subject of 'Shells' [Possibly Emanuel Mendas Da Costa's Elements of conchology: or, an introduction to the Knowledge of Shells.].</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Dated at Stanhope Street, [London].</p>

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