CollectionClayton Papers
ReferenceGEO/ADD/28/138; GEO/ADD/28/020
TitleLetter [in French] from the Princess of Wales to Mrs. Clayton [GEO/ADD/28/138], reporting that Princess Amelia is 'perfectly well' today although the redness of the erisypelas is showing above her eyes, expressing her distrust of Dr Stegerthal and the treatment he has prescribed, and requesting 'your freinds' [sic] [presumably Dr Freind's] advice; with transcription in French and English translation [GEO/ADD/28/020].
Daten.d. [presumed to be before 1727]
WriterCaroline, Princess of Wales (1683-1737)
AddresseeClayton, Charlotte, Mrs William
DescriptionThe Princess's disgust at Dr Stegerthal's hypocrisy is such that 'I believe, I could, contrary to my temper, have pull'd out his eys [sic]'.
'...if I cannot doe that which will doe her good, be assur'd She shall not take that which willl doe her harm.'
NotesThe original letter is GEO/ADD/28/138. The French transcription and English translation are on two halves of GEO/ADD/28/020. Both documents bear the circled number '67', which shows the order in which the original letter was bound.
LanguageFrench; English
Extent2 documents (3 pages, 2 for GEO/ADD/28/138 and 1 for GEO/ADD/28/020)
Physical Description2 loose manuscript papers; mounted
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