CollectionAdditional papers relating to George III and Queen Charlotte
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from Lady Mary Howe to Louisa, Countess of Altamont
Date2 - 18 January 1790
WriterHowe, Mary, Lady
AddresseeAltamont, Louisa, Countess of
DescriptionNew Year wishes; 'you see my Love I have not yet quite forgot the Science of Nonsense, tho when I address myself to you another Species of Language comes uppermost'; intention of keeping a diary; presents received from members of the Royal Family (watch, 'steel belt', and ring); illness of Lady Caroline Waldegrave; amusements including painting and fan-making; surpise visit of her mother and father; removal to London for the winter; Princess Augusta; Lord Altamont; Fitzmorris [?Fitzmaurice]; the Portuguese Royal Family; society news concerning: Lady Charlotte Finch, the Duchess of Dorset, Lady Ann Fitzroy, Mrs [Stephen] Digby, Fanny Hayward; an upcoming Ball. With a postscript from her mother Lady Mary Howe.
With a short message from Princess Augusta in her hand.
Written: 'No 7th' in ink at top of document and '3112A' in blue pencil at top and on back of document.
Place Of WritingQueen's Lodge
Extent1 document
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted
Custodial History?Purchased
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