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 her conduct towards the 'little liar'; on catching a cold; on Hamilton's personality; and on sending her a book.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>The Prince advises that she gradually increase her coldness towards [?W R] 'till you think it time to drop his acquaintance entirely'. He refers to her as 'a little whimsical, odd, unaccountable, comical, romantick creature', and states that 'after the first week of your arrival, I shall expect to see, hear and find you just such a Madcap as you used to be, when you get among your friends'.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Received Friday afternoon at ¼ past 6 o'clock.</p>

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