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 seeing the play and his passion for the actress [Mary] Robinson.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>The Prince describes Robinson as the 'greatest & most perfect beauty of her sex', and asks Hamilton to be particularly cautious about keeping his secret as he does not believe his parents would pardon him.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Received Sunday morning ¼ before 10 o'clock.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Signed 'Palemon'.</p>

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