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Notes from Charlotte Margaret Gunning to Mary Hamilton

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Repository: John Rylands Research Institute and Library, University of Manchester

Archive: Mary Hamilton Papers

Item title: Notes from Charlotte Margaret Gunning to Mary Hamilton

Shelfmark: HAM/1/15/1/26

Document Details


Date: from 2 to 11 April 1788

Summary: Three notes from Charlotte Gunning to Mary Hamilton. In the first note (HAM/1/15/1/26(1)), dated 2 April 1788, Gunning writes that she will not go to Mrs Montagu's that night, as she is to attend her brother's ball (see HAM/1/15/1/25), but can meet Hamilton the following day. She also writes on the subject of clothes.
    The second note (HAM/1/15/1/26(3)), dated 11 April 1788, relates to the death of Lady Carlisle's daughter.
    The third note (HAM/1/15/1/26(2)), dated 9 April 1788, expresses regret for Hamilton's absence at dinner because of her daughter's illness.
    Original reference No. 27.

Length: 3 sheets, 3 words

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Editorial declaration: First edited in the project 'Image to Text' (David Denison & Nuria Yáñez-Bouza, 2013-2019), now incorporated in the project 'Unlocking the Mary Hamilton Papers' (Hannah Barker, Sophie Coulombeau, David Denison, Tino Oudesluijs, Cassandra Ulph, Christine Wallis & Nuria Yáñez-Bouza, 2019-2023).

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Acknowledgements: XML version: Research Assistant funding in 2014/15 and 2015/16 provided by the Department of Linguistics and English Language, University of Manchester.

Research assistant: Isabella Formisano, former MA student, University of Manchester

Research assistant: Carla Seabra-Dacosta, MA student, University of Vigo

Cataloguer: Lisa Crawley, Archivist, The John Rylands Library

Cataloguer: John Hodgson, Head of Special Collections, John Rylands Research Institute and Library

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Revision date: 1 September 2021

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