The Mary Hamilton Papers : Notes to the portraits in Woburn Abbey by Horace Walpole (18 June 1782 - 29 September 1791)

Walpole, Horace, 4th Earl of Orford

The Mary Hamilton Papers

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Manuscript volume entitled 'Notes by | Hon[ora]ble Horace Walpole | Pictures [at] Woburn Abbey' on the front cover, containing detailed descriptions of the portraits at Woburn Abbey, with biographical notes, written in an unidentified hand (not Walpole's). The volume is inscribed by Mary Hamilton on the front pastedown: 'Notes to the Portraits in Woburn Abbey by Hon[ora]ble Horace Walpole'.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>There are two dates within the volume: one page is 18 June 1782 (p.41) and another is 29 September 1791, the date when the entry was 'finished' (p.39).</p>

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