The Mary Hamilton Papers : Letter from Hester Chapone to Mary Hamilton

Chapone (née Mulso), Hester

The Mary Hamilton Papers

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Letter from Hester Chapone to Mary Hamilton, thanking her for her "kind and comfortable letter", as well as expressing fear for Mary Delany's "Mortal frame", despite the "greatness of her mind and the strength of her principles". Chapone also sends Mary Hamilton her condolences, as the Duchess of Portland (Margaret Cavendish Bentinck) had died a week before she wrote this letter.</p>

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