CollectionClayton Papers
ReferenceGEO/ADD/28/110; GEO/ADD/28/005
TitleLetter [in French] from the Princess of Wales to Mrs. Clayton [GEO/ADD/28/110], reporting Princess Amelia's increasingly poor health, the treatment she is receiving [from Dr. Stegerthal] and the Princess of Wales's suspension of treatment until Mrs Clayton has received the advice of 'our Esculapius' [presumably Dr Freind]; with transcription in French and English translation [GEO/ADD/28/005].
Daten.d. [presumed to be before 1727]
WriterCaroline, Princess of Wales (1683-1737)
AddresseeClayton, Charlotte, Mrs William
DescriptionPrincess Amelia has 'a greater cold...complains much of heat on her lungs', and complains that the kinkina 'heats her too much'; 'the Butcher' [Mrs Clayton has added a note that this is Dr Stegerthal] has suggested she should not continue to take it. The Princess of Wales asks Mrs Clayton to get the advice of 'our Esculapius' [presumably Dr Freind] and to send information 'before six for the physicians or rather the executioners will be there then'.
NotesThe original letter is GEO/ADD/28/110. The French transcription and English translation are on two halves of GEO/ADD/28/005. Both documents bear the circled number '39', 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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