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 wish of 'the little Gentleman' to have a lock of her hair.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Hamilton writes that this gentleman has been 'shot with one of Cupid's most powerful darts', and had offered her 100 guineas for her hair. She explains that she would give him the hair on the condition that he would have his hair, of which he is excessively proud, cut off, '& wear a little Bob wig'.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>[Draft.]</p>

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