CollectionClayton Papers
ReferenceGEO/ADD/28/094; GEO/ADD/28/054
TitleLetter [in French] from the Princess of Wales to Mrs. Clayton [GEO/ADD/28/094], reporting on the amount of support the Princess believes they have against [?] the passage of the Bill [believed to be the Peerage Bill] and identifying various men on their side, commenting that 'He' [identifed by a note by Mrs Clayton as Lord Sunderland] does all possible to gain Tory support [for them], contradicting reports identifying individuals who had left their side and reporting that they expect the Bill to be introduced on Wednesday; with transcription in French and English translation [GEO/ADD/28/054].
Daten.d. [a later pencil note suggests '? Mon. Nov. 27 1719']
WriterCaroline, Princess of Wales (1683-1737)
AddresseeClayton, Charlotte, Mrs William
NotesThe original letter is GEO/ADD/28/094. The French transcription and English translation are on two halves of GEO/ADD/28/054. Both documents bear the circled number '23', which shows the order in which the original letter was bound.
The proposed date is based on when the Peerage Bill was introduced into Parliament, which was Tuesday 1 December 1719.
LanguageFrench; English
Extent2 documents (4 pages, 2 for each document)
Physical Description2 loose manuscript papers; mounted
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