CollectionAdditional papers of George IV, as Prince, Regent, and King
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from George IV to Lord Bexley
Date23 August 1823
WriterGeorge IV, King
AddresseeBexley, 1st Baron
DescriptionThe King wishes Bexley to write to his friend Mr Grant concerning the Marquess of Hastings. The King understands that Lord Hasting's friends in the Court of Directors [of the East India Company] intend to move for a frant of a further sum in recognition of his distinguished services in India, a measure which the King fully suppports and is therefore making a personal application to Mr Grant through Lord Bexley. The King is 'bound by every tie of affection' towards Hastings 'with whom the King has liv'd as a Brother, upwards of forty years'.
Marked 'Private'.
Signed with initials
Place Of WritingKing's Lodge
Extent1 document (2 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted
Custodial HistoryPurchased 1963 along with GEO/ADD/3/41-43, 45
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