CollectionAdditional papers relating to William IV and Queen Adelaide
TitleLetter from William, Duke of Clarence to John Bourke, 4th Earl of Mayo
Date[January 1814?]
WriterClarence and St Andrews, William, Duke of
AddresseeMayo, 4th Earl of
DescriptionWilliam discusses the Catholic question; he is glad to know that, according to Lord Mayo's account, the Catholics' landed property is small - it will hardly carry, however, any Parliamentary influence. He thinks both Catholics and Protestants have put to much importance on the matter. William will soon leave for Holland; if he decides to accept an invitation from the Emperor of Russia [Alexander I], he might not be back until the fall.
Place Of WritingSt James's
Extent1 document (3 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted
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