CollectionClayton Papers
ReferenceGEO/ADD/28/136; GEO/ADD/28/017
TitleLetter [in French] from the Princess of Wales to Mrs. Clayton [GEO/ADD/28/136] reporting that Princess Amelia is very ill and that she is determined to follow the advice of 'your freind' [sic] [presumably Dr Freind] even if her daughter does not choose to do so, and asking Mrs Clayton to find out from the doctor whether the operation should be made on the back or the arm; with transcription in French and English translation [GEO/ADD/28/017].
Daten.d. [presumed to be before 1727]
WriterCaroline, Princess of Wales (1683-1737)
AddresseeClayton, Charlotte, Mrs William
DescriptionThe Princess will go to Kensington tomorrow 'to put an end to it', but will leave the choice of who should carry out the operation to her daughter.
Mrs Clayton has provided an explanatory note that Dr Freind's advice was that a 'seaton' [sic] should be made, that this was ultimately done and had the desired effect, being left open for about a year and then 'dryd up'.
NotesThe original letter is GEO/ADD/28/136. The French transcription and English translation are on two halves of GEO/ADD/28/017. Both documents bear the circled number '65', which shows the order in which the original letter was bound.
LanguageFrench; English
Extent2 documents (2 pages)
Physical Description2 loose manuscript papers; mounted
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