The Mary Hamilton Papers : Letter from George, Prince of Wales, to Mary Hamilton

George, Prince of Wales (later George IV)

The Mary Hamilton Papers

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Letter from George, Prince of Wales, to Mary Hamilton, on whether he will see her that evening at Windsor, and on exchanging gifts.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>The Prince gives Hamilton a toothpick case, and refers to her presents to him.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>He states that he hasn't thanked her for them because 'the World says whenever any edged instrument is contained in a present made by one friend to another, their friendship does not subsist long'. In postscript the Prince writes that he has 'bid R[?] carry you this...'.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Written Saturday, at 5 o'clock in the morning.</p>

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