RepositoryRoyal Archives
CollectionAdditional papers relating to William IV and Queen Adelaide
TitleLetter from William IV to Lord Hill regarding Sir James Cockburn
Date14 August 1835
WriterWilliam IV, King
AddresseeHill, 1st Viscount; Commander-in-Chief of the Forces
DescriptionWilliam urges Lord Hill to make Sir James Cockburn - at present, Military Head of the Royal Marines - detaining Rank of Major General in the British Army permanently; this on account of Cockburn's examplary conduct.
Place of WritingWindsor Castle
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Extent1 document (1 page)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted
Custodial HistoryReceived 2000
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