CollectionAdditional papers relating to William IV and Queen Adelaide
TitleAddress of the County of Middlesex to HRH Prince William
Date15 February 1783
WriterRepresentatives of the Parishes of the County of Middlesex
AddresseeWilliam, Prince (1765-1837)
DescriptionThe Representatives of the Parishes of the County of Middlesex are writing to congratulate William for his role in defending the freedom of the inhabitants of Jamaica [this might refer to the events occurred in November/December 1782, when the British Army prevented the Spanish and French fleet to invade Jamaica]: 'Threatened as we have been by the machinations of powerful and ambitious Enemies, we behold in Your Person, the future Champion for the liberties of mankind.'
Extent1 document (2 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted
Custodial HistoryPurchased 1956
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