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HAM/1/6/6/5

Letter from Emma Garrick to Mary Hamilton

Diplomatic Text


Hampton. Tuesday 19th: July. 95.


My dear Madam,

      My Aunt has Commiʃsion'd me
to write you, of her having been favord
yesterday Evening, by another Royal Visit!
      About two Hours after your leaving
Hampton, and just as my Aunt was preparing
to set off for Town, a Note was brought
from Mrs. Bunbury, to inform her, that tThe
Duke, and Dutcheʃs of York, would be
with her by half past Seven. Every thing
was Arrang'd as well as the Shortneʃs of the
Notice would Admit: Refreshments were
Placed in the Temple; and I had the
Honor of very humbly supplying your
Place, in Dreʃsing the Flower Jars & c.
Their Royal Highneʃses came earlier then



                            

their Appointment; and were attended by
Lady Ann Fitzroy, and a Mr Lock.
The Evening was most favorable, and they
appeard highly delighted with their
Reception. Nor must I forget to mention
The Duke of York expreʃs'd his concern
at not recollecting you, the other Evening.
      I will not my dear Madam longer
Intrude on your time, then to present You
with my Aunts kind Remembrance;
And to beg your Acceptance, of Mine, and
Mr Garricks sincere Wishes, for the Health,
and long continued Happineʃs, of Yourself,
Mr Dickinson, and your sweet little Louisa
who I hope will not forget the very flattering
Regard she Profeʃs'd for hers, and
Your, much Obligd
very humble Servant,

Emma Garrick.


      Niece of Mrs Garrick[1]




                             Mrs. Dickinson[2]
      Lady Wakes
                             Pheasant Grove
      near. Chiselhurst
Kent.


from garrick[3]
                             4[4]

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Notes


 1. Moved annotation here from top of p.2.
 2. Postmarks 'ISLEW[OR]TH' above address and 'B JY 22 95' split above and below address when unfolded.
 3. This line appears to the left of the address panel, written vertically.
 4. This line appears at the bottom of p.4, written upside down.

Normalised Text


Hampton. Tuesday 19th: July. 1795.


My dear Madam,

      My Aunt has Commission'd me
to write you, of her having been favored
yesterday Evening, by another Royal Visit!
      About two Hours after your leaving
Hampton, and just as my Aunt was preparing
to set off for Town, a Note was brought
from Mrs. Bunbury, to inform her, that The
Duke, and Duchess of York, would be
with her by half past Seven. Every thing
was Arrang'd as well as the Shortness of the
Notice would Admit: Refreshments were
Placed in the Temple; and I had the
Honor of very humbly supplying your
Place, in Dressing the Flower Jars & c.
Their Royal Highnesses came earlier than



                            

their Appointment; and were attended by
Lady Ann Fitzroy, and a Mr Lock.
The Evening was most favorable, and they
appeared highly delighted with their
Reception. Nor must I forget to mention
The Duke of York express'd his concern
at not recollecting you, the other Evening.
      I will not my dear Madam longer
Intrude on your time, than to present You
with my Aunts kind Remembrance;
And to beg your Acceptance, of Mine, and
Mr Garricks sincere Wishes, for the Health,
and long continued Happiness, of Yourself,
Mr Dickenson, and your sweet little Louisa
who I hope will not forget the very flattering
Regard she Profess'd for hers, and
Your, much Obliged
very humble Servant,

Emma Garrick.


     




                             Mrs. Dickenson
      Lady Wakes
                             Pheasant Grove
      near. Chiselhurst
Kent.



                            

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 1. Moved annotation here from top of p.2.
 2. Postmarks 'ISLEW[OR]TH' above address and 'B JY 22 95' split above and below address when unfolded.
 3. This line appears to the left of the address panel, written vertically.
 4. This line appears at the bottom of p.4, written upside down.

Metadata

Library References

Repository: The John Rylands Library, University of Manchester

Archive: Mary Hamilton Papers

Item title: Letter from Emma Garrick to Mary Hamilton

Shelfmark: HAM/1/6/6/5

Correspondence Details

Author: Emma Garrick

Place sent: Hampton

Addressee: Mary Hamilton

Place received: Chiselhurst

Date sent: 19 July 1795

Letter Description

Summary: Letter from the niece of Eva Maria Garrick, on her aunt's behalf, to Mary Hamilton. The letter relates to a visit at short notice by the Duke and Duchess of York the evening before. Garrick reports that 'Every thing was Arrang'd as well as the Shortness of the Notice would Admit: Refreshments were Placed in the Temple; and I had the Honor of very humbly supplying your Place, in Dressing the Flower Jars &c. [...] The Evening was most favorable', and the Duke and Duchess appeared highly delighted with their reception.
    Dated at Hampton.
   

Length: 1 sheet, 241 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: Joshua Hartley, 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: 13 April 2020

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