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 hearing comments about his 'coxcomical' style of dress; his appearing in the papers; and on the virtues of his character.</p><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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