Further reading

Last revised 21 February 2023.

Anson, Elizabeth and Florence Anson. 1925. Mary Hamilton: Afterwards Mrs. John Dickenson: At Court and at home. From letters and diaries: 1756-1816.  London: John Murray.

Anson, Major-General Sir Archibald Edward Harbord. 1920. About others and myself, 1745 to 1920.  London: John Murray.

Crawley, Lisa. 2014. A Life Recovered: Mary Hamilton, 1756-1816. Bulletin of the John Rylands Library 90(2), 27-46.

Gardner, Anne-Christine. 2018. Downward social mobility in eighteenth-century English: A micro-level analysis of the correspondence of Queen Charlotte, Mary Hamilton and Frances Burney. Neuphilologische Mitteilungen 119 (1), 71-100.

____________. 2022.Towards a companionate marriage in Late Modern England? Two critical episodes in Mary Hamilton's courtship letters to John Dickenson. English Historical Linguistics: Change in structure and meaning. Papers from the XXth ICEHL, ed. by Bettelou Los, Claire Cowie, Patrick Honeybone and Graeme Trousdale, 288-307.

Gardner, Anne-Christine, Marianne Hundt and Moira Kindlimann. 2017. Digitization of the Mary Hamilton Papers. ICAME Journal 41, 83-110.

Harris, Jocelyn. 2015. Jane Austen, the Prince of Wales, and John Thorpe. Persuasions 37, 94-105.

Miegon, Anna. 2002. Biographical sketches of principal Bluestocking women. The Huntington Library Quarterly 65(1/2), 25-37.

Moore, Lisa L. 2005. Queer gardens: Mary Delany's flowers and friendships. Eighteenth-Century Studies 39(1), 49-70.

Pelling, Madeleine. 2018. Bluestocking Collecting, Craft and Conversation in the Duchess of Portland’s Museum, c. 1770 – 1786. PhD thesis, University of York.

____________. 2018. Collecting the World: Female Friendship and Domestic Craft at Bulstrode Park. Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies, 41(1), 101-120.

____________. 2019. Reimagining Elizabeth I and Mary Queen of Scots: Women’s historiography and domestic identities, c. 1750–1800. Women's History Review, DOI: 10.1080/09612025.2019.1666965

Smith, Nicholas D. 2006. Hannah More Items in the Huntington Library: Correspondence and a Poem. The Huntington Library Quarterly 69(4), 617-29.

Voloshkova, Natalia. 2017. "The dutiful daughter: Mary Hamilton’s journal of her visit to Spa in 1776". Hats off, gentlemen! Changing arts of communication in the eighteenth century, ed. by Penelope J. Corfield and Leonie Hannan, 89–108.  Paris: Honoré Campion.

____________. 2017. My Friend Mr H Walpole: Mary Hamilton, Horace Walpole, and the Art of Conversation’, Image [&] Narrative 18(3).

____________. 2021. Bluestockings and Travel Accounts. Reading, Writing and Collecting. Cambridge: Elements.

Details of how to cite the Mary Hamilton project, and the corpus, can be found here