RepositoryRoyal Archives
CollectionAdditional papers relating to William IV and Queen Adelaide
ReferenceGEO/ADD/4/163
TitleLetter from William IV to Lord Hill regarding Lieutenant Colonel Cavendish
Date11 September 1831
WriterWilliam IV, King
AddresseeHill, 1st Viscount; Commander-in-Chief of the Forces
DescriptionThe King asks Lord Hill to send him the commission to appoint Lieutenant Colonel Cavendish to the Rank of a Colonel in the Army. He also asks for a sufficient number of Household Troops to be armed to keep order in the crowd that will gather in the occasion of 'the approaching Drawing Room'.
A note at the end of the letter, in a different hand, remarks that the King has changed his mind about conferring the rank of Colonel to Lieutenant Cavendish.
Place of WritingSt James's Palace
LanguageEnglish
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Extent1 document (2 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted
LevelItem
Custodial HistoryReceived 2000
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