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

Hamilton, Mary

Mary Hamilton Papers

Letter from Mary Hamilton to George, Prince of Wales, on hearing comments about his 'coxcomical' style of dress; his appearing in the papers; and on the virtues of his character.<p style='text-align: justify;'>Hamilton refers to his shoes and buckles 'which were remarkably tight & large'. She states that 'it provokes me to see you so often & repeatedly in the papers as a Hero of some ridiculous adventure, or silly letter from a Brighthelmstone Miss'. She refers to the 'errors of youth' and 'too strict an education'.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>[Draft.]</p>


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