CollectionAdditional papers relating to William IV and Queen Adelaide
ReferenceGEO/ADD/4/20
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.'
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LanguageEnglish
Extent1 document (2 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted
LevelItem
Custodial HistoryPurchased 1956
RepositoryRoyal Archives
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