CollectionClayton Papers
ReferenceGEO/ADD/28/118; GEO/ADD/28/013
TitleLetter [in French] from the Princess of Wales to Mrs. Clayton [GEO/ADD/28/118] reporting a dispute with Bussier over Princess Amelia's health after Dr Stegerthal had said that she had a swelling which prevented her from swallowing, the resulting treatments of infusions and 'palsy drops' in tea, Princess Amelia's decision to 'submit to the incision to day or to morrow', the disagreements with Drs Hans and Bussier over bleeding, and the Princess of Wales's conviction that 'your freind' [sic] [presumably Dr Freind] is 'the most capable of any in the world to give advice'; with transcription in French and English translation [GEO/ADD/28/013].
Daten.d. [presumed to be before 1727]
WriterCaroline, Princess of Wales (1683-1737)
AddresseeClayton, Charlotte, Mrs William
NotesThe original letter is GEO/ADD/28/118. The French transcription and English translation are on two halves of GEO/ADD/28/013. Both documents bear the circled number '47', which shows the order in which the original letter was bound.
LanguageFrench; English
Extent2 documents (4 pages, 2 for each document)
Physical Description2 loose manuscript papers; mounted
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