CollectionClayton Papers
ReferenceGEO/ADD/28/078; GEO/ADD/28/053a
TitleLetter [in French] from the Princess of Wales to Mrs. Clayton [GEO/ADD/28/078], warmly expressing appreciation of her care and character and also conveying the Prince's esteem for her, reporting that the Prince [of Wales, presumably] is going to look over Mrs Clayton's letters, and remarking on the 'Plebeian' and another paper [presumably by its author Sir Richard Steele]; with transcription in French and English translation [GEO/ADD/28/053a].
Daten.d. [a later pencil note suggests '? c. Mar. 14 1719']
WriterCaroline, Princess of Wales (1683-1737)
AddresseeClayton, Charlotte, Mrs William
NotesThe original letter is GEO/ADD/28/078. The French transcription and English translation are on two halves of GEO/ADD/28/053a. Both documents bear the circled number '7', which shows the order in which the original letter was bound.
The suggested date is based on when the first number of Steele's 'Plebeian' appeared.
LanguageFrench; English
Extent2 documents (3 pages)
Physical Description2 loose manuscript papers; mounted; with one being written on the reverse of GEO/ADD/28/053
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