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

Hamilton, Mary

The Mary Hamilton Papers

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Letter from Mary Hamilton to George, Prince of Wales, on their friendship; and on requesting that he does not send her presents.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Hamilton warns the Prince that 'I tremble for you – you will be surrounded by servile flatterers – you will have a thousand attachments seldom will you hear the truth ... friends are not to be bought ...'. She writes that 'if you chance to forget me in Bustle of the world, I shall regret we ever formed a friendship'.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>[A large section has been crossed out, and there are frequent annotations.]</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Written Sunday morning.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>[Draft.]</p>

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