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HAM/1/5/2/7

Letter from Wilhelmina Murray to Mary Hamilton

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      from Honble. Wilhelmina Murray

      1.[1]

Grosvenor Place Wednesday
22d. June 1785


      receive my Dear Friend the sincere congratu:
:lations
of my Sister and self in which Captain Murray
desires to be included. may the event that has taken
place to day, prove so Happy as We wish, and You
deserve: I speak experimentaly if You are rewarded
as I have been; You will have reason to think the
wishes of Your friends have prevailed: we beg our compts
to Mr. Dickenson and beg You will aʃsure Him
how sincerely we give him Joy, and feel interested in
Your Happineʃs: which ------ now includes His --
We go to Ockham in a few days at our return
shall certainly enquire after You: for tho' packed
up for Scotland flatter myself You will excuse the
Dreʃs and accept the personal Congratulations of
Dear Mrs. Dickenson Your Sincere & Affectionate friend
                                                         Wilhelmina Murray

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Grosvenor Place Wednesday


      receive my Dear Friend the sincere congratulations
of my Sister and self in which Captain Murray
desires to be included. may the event that has taken
place to day, prove so Happy as We wish, and You
deserve: I speak experimentally if You are rewarded
as I have been; You will have reason to think the
wishes of Your friends have prevailed: we beg our compliments
to Mr. Dickenson and beg You will assure Him
how sincerely we give him Joy, and feel interested in
Your Happiness: which now includes His --
We go to Ockham in a few days at our return
shall certainly enquire after You: for though packed
up for Scotland flatter myself You will excuse the
Dress and accept the personal Congratulations of
Dear Mrs. Dickenson Your Sincere & Affectionate friend
                                                         Wilhelmina Murray

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Metadata

Library References

Repository: The John Rylands Library, University of Manchester

Archive: Mary Hamilton Papers

Item title: Letter from Wilhelmina Murray to Mary Hamilton

Shelfmark: HAM/1/5/2/7

Correspondence Details

Author: Wilhelmina Murray (née King)

Place sent: London

Addressee: Mary Hamilton

Place received: London (certainty: low)

Date sent: 22 June 1785

Letter Description

Summary: Letter from Wilhelmina Murray to Mary Hamilton. She congratulates Hamilton on her marriage and wishes both her and John Dickenson happiness. Her sister and Captain Murray also desire their good wishes to be included.
    Original reference No. 1.
   

Length: 1 sheet, 139 words

Transliteration Information

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, 2019-2022).

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 M.rs or Mr.s do not.

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: Donald Alasdair Morrison, undergraduate student, University of Manchester

Transliterator: Marcus Sorton, undergraduate student, University of Manchester (submitted November 2014)

Cataloguer: Lisa Crawley, Archivist, The John Rylands Library

Cataloguer: John Hodgson, Head of Special Collections, The John Rylands Library

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

Revision date: 3 August 2020

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