CollectionAdditional papers of George IV, as Prince, Regent, and King
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleKempshott hunt diary
DescriptionHunt diary, 1791-1794. With (at front) a memorandum from William Poyntz that in the case of the case of his death this volume is to be delivered to George, Prince of Wales, 1796, and typed biography of William Poyntz, 1991. The right hand page is a journal narrative of the hunt including references to the weather; the left hand page of the volume lists the names of those participating in the hunt (with gaps). The beginning of each year lists the names of hounds and horses.
Page 140 appears to show evidence of papers having being stuck in to this volume with sealing wax (now missing).
With (at front) bookplate for Carlton House Library.
Extent1 volume (110 pages), 5 documents (4 pages)
Physical DescriptionHard back volume in a dark green case
Custodial HistoryTransferred from the Royal Library in 2004 along with the following documents now in the Georgian Papers: cholera returns for Great Britain, 1832 (ref GEO/ADD/16/134); Hanover account book, 1764 (ref GEO/ADD/17/83); list of Forests retaining their Courts, and of Chases, Parks and Warrens belonging to the Crown, 1770 (ref GEO/ADD/19/14); log book of HMS Queen kept by Prince William Henry, including some letters from Commanding Officers of ships on which he served, 1783-1785 (ref GEO/ADD/4/171); Orders and details of watches, berths, etc. for HMS Hebe, June 1785 (ref GEO/ADD/4/172); Royal Navy signal book [?1806] (ref GEO/ADD/4/173); Inventories of brass ordinance, etc. for an expedition [to Cuba] under Lord Albemarle, 1762 and n.d. (ref GEO/ADD/35/44-45); and Windsor Castle constable order books, 1668-1751 (refs GEO/ADD/52).
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