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 his low spirits the evening before, despite appearances, and a conversation with a 'fashionable' lady regarding Hamilton.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>The Prince refers to the 'extraordinary coldness' with which Hamilton treated him, and states that he had wanted to appear in good spirits for the benefit of L C F. He provides a full account of his conversation with 'a fashionable or rather bon ton Lady'. This includes compliments on his 'air degagé', discretion being an important attribute for a 'macaroni', and a previous conversation with a 'beau' regarding Hamilton and the Prince. The Prince writes that he only spoke 'unguardedly' about Hamilton once, with 'W. R.'.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Signed 'Palemon'.</p>

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