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Notes from Mary Hamilton to Charlotte Margaret Gunning

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

Archive: Mary Hamilton Papers

Item title: Notes from Mary Hamilton to Charlotte Margaret Gunning

Shelfmark: HAM/1/15/2/20

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Date: 15 September 1781

Summary: Four notes from Mary Hamilton to Charlotte Gunning. In the first note (HAM/1/15/2/20(1)), dated 15 September 1781, Hamilton writes that her note was too late for the post and she had given it to Charles Greville, who may have forgotten to post it for her. The second note (HAM/1/15/2/20(4)) is dated November 1781 and is concerned with arranging a meeting. The third note (HAM/1/15/2/20(2)) is dated 8 October 1781 and in it Hamilton writes of her agitation of spirits and of her concern for Mr Glover (see HAM/1/13), who is very ill. The note details Glover's illness. The fourth note (HAM/1/15/2/20(3)) is dated 18 October [1781] and in it Hamilton briefly writes that she has only time to inform Gunning that she is well and that she will write tomorrow.
    Original reference No. 17.

Length: 1 sheet, 4 words

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Editorial declaration: First edited 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).

All quotation marks are retained in the text and are represented by appropriate Unicode characters. Words split across two lines may have a hyphen on the first, the second or both fragments (reco-|ver, imperfect|-ly, satisfacti-|-on); or a double hyphen (pur=|port, dan|=ger, qua=|=litys); or none (respect|ing). Any point in abbreviations with superscripted letter(s) is placed last, regardless of relative left-right orientation in the original. Thus, Mrs. or Mrs may occur, but or Mr.s do not.

Acknowledgements: Transcription and XML version created as part of project 'Unlocking the Mary Hamilton Papers', funded by the Arts & Humanities Research Council under grant AH/S007121/1.

Cataloguer: Lisa Crawley, Archivist, The John Rylands Library

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

Copyright: Transcriptions, notes and TEI/XML © the editors

Revision date: 15 October 2021

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