CollectionClayton Papers
ReferenceGEO/ADD/28/073; GEO/ADD/28/053
TitleLetter [in French] from the Princess of Wales to Mrs. Clayton [GEO/ADD/28/073], sending thanks for her letter and enclosure, expressing the hope that when they meet again Mrs Clayton's health will be 'as good as your spirit is lively & agreeable', commenting that her last visit passed quickly and looking forward to the time when she can see Mrs Clayton 'without constraint & as often as I can'; with transcription in French and English translation [GEO/ADD/28/053].
Date30 July [presumed to be before 1727]
WriterCaroline, Princess of Wales (1683-1737)
AddresseeClayton, Charlotte, Mrs William
NotesThe original letter is GEO/ADD/28/073. The French transcription and English translation are on two halves of RA GEO/ADD/28/053. Both documents bear the circled number '3', which shows the order in which the original letter was bound.
Mrs Clayton has added a note underneath the French transcription on GEO/ADD/28/053: 'this letter does not run well with the Inglish [sic], but is exsactly [sic] copied from the originall [sic]'.
LanguageFrench; English
Extent2 documents (2 pages)
Physical Description2 loose manuscript papers; mounted
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