CollectionAdditional papers relating to William IV and Queen Adelaide
TitleLetter from Queen Adelaide to Lady Ely
Date16 October [1836?]
WriterAdelaide, Queen
AddresseeEly, Anna Maria, Marchioness of
DescriptionThe Queen expresses her deepest sympathies for the sad event occurred in Lady Ely's family - the death of Lady Ely's child [Elizabeth Caroline Loftus, died 3 October 1836]. The Queen has not been very well and called Doctor Chambers to investigate the cause of her cough; he found her lungs not in a bad state and prescribed her some medicines. The Duchess of Gloucester [Princess Mary, Duchess] is also suffering from the damp weather; she is now in town and will join the Queen in Brighton later in November.
A quick mention of ladies, acquaintances of both the Queen and Lady Ely. Sending her best to the whole family.
Place Of WritingWindsor Castle
Extent1 document (7 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper
Custodial HistoryPurchased
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