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HAMILTON, Lady Anne (1766-1846). Courtier.
Autograph Letter (third person) to Messrs George & Broadley, 1 page 8vo with address-leaf, 19 Baker street, Portman Square, 'Thursday' [identified in another hand as 1818]. Asking for eight yards of silk to be delivered the following morning.
 Lady Anne was the constant companion of Caroline, princess of Wales, and accompanied the princess on the occasion that she attempted to attend the coronation of George IV. Her private papers were used during the latter part of her life without her permission in A secret history of the court of England from the accesssion of George III to the death of George IV, 1832, prompting her temporary exile to France.
Provenance: from a collection formed by A.M. Broadley in 1903.

£85 [No: 24783]
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