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 the kind attentions of the Queen; her opinions on style; and on the Prince's habit of swearing.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Hamilton refers to her 'very proud heart'. She states that in terms of dress for men or women, 'to be perfectly Elegant it should be simple as possible', and that she prefers simplicity and truth in all things.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Written Sunday afternoon.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>[A section has been cut out, and the end of the letter is obscured with an ink mark].</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>[Draft.]</p>

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