CollectionClayton Papers
ReferenceGEO/ADD/28/092; GEO/ADD/28/025
TitleLetter [in French] from the Princess of Wales to Mrs. Clayton [GEO/ADD/28/092], expressing concern at the report of her health received via Lady Cooper, telling her not to come, assuring her that her place would be kept for her and exhorting her to look after herself, and requesting that she commission Geminghen to choose for her for the division; with transcription in French and English translation [GEO/ADD/28/025].
Datelate April 1718 [?]
WriterCaroline, Princess of Wales (1683-1737)
AddresseeClayton, Charlotte, Mrs William
DescriptionIn a postscript, the Princess of Wales remarks: 'Don't come nor answer, the division shall be settled to night [sic] or to morrow [sic], commission Geminghen to chuse [sic] for you, she shall send you the list of what I have'.
NotesThe original letter is GEO/ADD/28/092. The French transcription and English translation are on two halves of GEO/ADD/28/025. Both documents bear the circled number '21', which shows the order in which the original letter was bound.
At the end of the original letter is written, in English, 'the last week in Aprill [sic] 1718', which is presumed to be the date, although this is not completely clear.
LanguageFrench; English
Extent2 documents (2 pages)
Physical Description2 loose manuscript papers; mounted
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