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HAM/1/7/12/16

Note from Mrs Walkinshaw to Mary Hamilton

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      Mrs Walkinshaw presents Complements to Miʃs Hamilton and
thinks her self very unfortunate to have been abroad both times
she has done her the favour to call, and sincerly regrates the
not haveing had the pleasure of conversing a little with
her, the weather at present is so bad and she has got a sad cold
makes her affraid to venture out in a morning, but now
she has got to her own House, she will doe her self the
pleasure to call of her of a morning very soon, and shall
be very happy to find her comfortably settled,

Maddox Street
Febr 5th 1783

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Normalised Text



      Mrs Walkinshaw presents Compliments to Miss Hamilton and
thinks her self very unfortunate to have been abroad both times
she has done her the favour to call, and sincerely regrets the
not having had the pleasure of conversing a little with
her, the weather at present is so bad and she has got a sad cold
makes her afraid to venture out in a morning, but now
she has got to her own House, she will do her self the
pleasure to call of her of a morning very soon, and shall
be very happy to find her comfortably settled,

Maddox Street
February 5th 1783

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Metadata

Library References

Repository: The John Rylands Library, University of Manchester

Archive: Mary Hamilton Papers

Item title: Note from Mrs Walkinshaw to Mary Hamilton

Shelfmark: HAM/1/7/12/16

Correspondence Details

Author: Catherine Walkinshaw

Place sent: London

Addressee: Mary Hamilton

Place received: London (certainty: medium)

Date sent: 5 February 1783

Letter Description

Summary: Note from Catherine Walkinshaw to Mary Hamilton. She sends her compliments to Hamilton. She apologises for being away each time she has called and regrets not having had 'the pleasure of conversing a little with her'. She will call upon Hamilton very soon.
    Dated at Maddox Street, [London].
    Original reference No. 16.
   

Length: 1 sheet, 105 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 2016/17 provided by The John Rylands Research Institute.

Research assistant: Sarah Connor, undergraduate student, University of Manchester

Transliterator: Erik Smitterberg, Senior Lecturer, Uppsala University (submitted May 2017)

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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