CollectionAdditional papers relating to William IV and Queen Adelaide
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
Extent1 document (2 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted
Custodial HistoryReceived 2000
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