CollectionClayton Papers
ReferenceGEO/ADD/28/083; GEO/ADD/28/051a
TitleLetter [in French] from the Princess of Wales to Mrs. Clayton [GEO/ADD/28/083], sending thanks for yesterday's good news and reporting feelings of hopefulness, reporting that the King is troubled and expressing concern at hearing that Mr Clayton has a fever as 'it... is for the good of the crown that he should take care of himself'; with transcription in French and English translation [GEO/ADD/28/051a].
Daten.d. [presumed to be before 1727]
WriterCaroline, Princess of Wales (1683-1737)
AddresseeClayton, Charlotte, Mrs William
NotesThe original letter is GEO/ADD/28/083. The French transcription and English translation are on two halves of GEO/ADD/28/051a. Both documents bear the circled number '12', which shows the order in which the original letter was bound.
Although the subject is not explicity stated, this may relate to the concern expressing in previous letters of the proposed reduction of the Prince's revenue and the King choosing the Prince's servants, etc..
The Princess's comment 'the honest man is of great weight' may refer to Sir Joseph Jekyll [see CLAYTON/53].
LanguageFrench; English
Extent2 documents (2 pages)
Physical Description2 loose manuscript papers; mounted; with one being written on the reverse of GEO/ADD/28/051
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