CollectionClayton Papers
ReferenceGEO/ADD/28/126; GEO/ADD/28/035
TitleLetter [in English and French] from Queen Caroline to Mrs. Clayton [GEO/ADD/28/126], asking [?] 'under what shape is' the £8,000 not yet disposed of by Parliament, and commenting 'you will know the stile [sic]' [a postscript notes that this refers to Sir Robert Walpole's style]; with transcription in English and French, and English translation [GEO/ADD/28/035].
Daten.d. [presumed to be after 11 June 1727]
WriterCaroline, Queen (1683-1737)
AddresseeClayton, Charlotte, Mrs William
NotesThe original letter is GEO/ADD/28/126. The English/French transcription and English translation are on two halves of GEO/ADD/28/035. Both documents bear the circled number '55', which shows the order in which the original letter was bound.
On the original letter someone has noted 'writ when queen [sic]'.
Under the English/French transcription, Mrs Clayton has noted: 'the originall [sic] was writ halfe [sic] in inglish [sic], this is exsactly [sic] spelt & copied after it'.
Mrs Clayton has added postscripts to the English translation, regarding the style referred to as 'meaning Sr R. Walpole's stile [sic]', and adding by Caroline's name 'since She was Queen'.
LanguageEnglish; French
Extent2 documents (2 pages)
Physical Description2 loose manuscript papers; mounted
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