CollectionClayton Papers
ReferenceGEO/ADD/28/115; GEO/ADD/28/016
TitleLetter [in French] from the Princess of Wales to Mrs. Clayton [GEO/ADD/28/115] reporting on Princess Amelia's improved health, that the Prince [of Wales, presumably] has instructed her to go this evening to press 'them' [presumably the doctors] to do what 'our freind' [sic] [presumably Dr Freind] has long advised, and commenting that 'all the world thinks her out of danger but... I don't' and on Princess Amelia's erisypelas; with transcription in French and English translation [GEO/ADD/28/016].
Daten.d. [presumed to be before 1727]
WriterCaroline, Princess of Wales (1683-1737)
AddresseeClayton, Charlotte, Mrs William
DescriptionThe Princess of Wales thinks her daughter should be given 'a seaton [sic] & put... on the blisters', and that if this is done 'I shall think her safe & in a good way'; 'we all sing victoria but my poor heart is not sensible of it'.
The Prince has demanded a consultation of the physicians; while this would give 'your freind' [sic] the opportunity to speak, the Princess fears he will not be named among them.
NotesThe original letter is GEO/ADD/28/115. The French transcription and English translation are on two halves of GEO/ADD/28/016. Both documents bear the circled number '44', which shows the order in which the original letter was bound.
LanguageFrench; English
Extent2 documents (5 pages, 3 for GEO/ADD/28/115 and 2 for GEO/ADD/28/016)
Physical Description2 loose manuscript papers; mounted
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