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HAM/1/6/1/1

Note from Frances Evelyn Boscawen to Mary Hamilton

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      5.

      Mrs. Boscawen presents
her Compliments to Miʃs Hamilton
& informs Her that Mr Sweatman
has appointed Friday next
at One o' clock for the
private View of the Ants &c
which Miʃs Hamilton wish'd
to partake of. If therefore
it is convenient to Her to
do so, Mrs. Boscawen will have



the Honour to call Her abt
a quarter after 12 next Friday the 18th.. As it is
a good Way to the Scene
of Action (viz Clements Inn)
& they are to go first to Lady
de Clifford's in order to accom
=pany
her Ladyp. & her Party
thither.

                             Audley Street
Monday 14th May
1781

PS
If any thing shd prevent Miʃs Hamilton's
going She will be so good to acquaint Mrs B.

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      Mrs. Boscawen presents
her Compliments to Miss Hamilton
& informs Her that Mr Sweatman
has appointed Friday next
at One o'clock for the
private View of the Ants &c
which Miss Hamilton wish'd
to partake of. If therefore
it is convenient to Her to
do so, Mrs. Boscawen will have



the Honour to call Her about
a quarter after 12 next Friday the 18th.. As it is
a good Way to the Scene
of Action (viz Clements Inn)
& they are to go first to Lady
de Clifford's in order to accompany
her Ladyship. & her Party
thither.

                             Audley Street
Monday 14th May
1781

PS
If any thing should prevent Miss Hamilton's
going She will be so good to acquaint Mrs Boscawen

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Metadata

Library References

Repository: The John Rylands Library, University of Manchester

Archive: Mary Hamilton Papers

Item title: Note from Frances Evelyn Boscawen to Mary Hamilton

Shelfmark: HAM/1/6/1/1

Correspondence Details

Author: Frances Evelyn Boscawen

Place sent: London

Addressee: Mary Hamilton

Place received: unknown

Date sent: 14 May 1781

Letter Description

Summary: Note from Frances Evelyn Boscawen to Mary Hamilton, inviting her to attend a private viewing of 'the Ants &c which Miss Hamilton wish'd to partake of'.
    Note is dated at Audley Street.
    Original reference No. 5.
   

Length: 1 sheet, 123 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 2017/18 provided by Department of Linguistics and English Language, University of Manchester.

Research assistant: Georgia Tutt, MA student, University of Manchester

Transliterator: Sana Ditta, undergraduate student, University of Manchester (submitted May 2018)

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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