CollectionAdditional papers of George IV, as Prince, Regent, and King
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from Mary Hamilton to George, Prince of Wales, on their friendship; and on requesting that he does not send her presents
Date30 May 1779
WriterHamilton, Mary, (1756-1816)
AddresseeGeorge, Prince of Wales (1762-1830)
DescriptionHamilton warns the Prince that 'I tremble for you- you will be surrounded by servile flatterers-you will have a thousand attachments seldom will you hear the truth..remember one thing friends are not to be bought...' She writes that 'if you chance to forget me in Rustle of the world I shall regret we ever formed a friendship'.
[A large section has been crossed out, and there are frequent annotations].
Written Sunday morning.
Extent1 document (2 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript papers
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