CollectionClayton Papers
ReferenceGEO/ADD/28/102; GEO/ADD/28/061
TitleLetter [in French] from the Princess of Wales to Mrs. Clayton [GEO/ADD/28/102], reporting that Lady Barnard's daughter would be received 'very agreably & presented on the Prince's birthday', expressing her great satisfaction with Lady Pomfret and the approval of the family, and noting that 'I remember allways [sic] good & honest Mr Clayton'; with transcription in French and English translation [GEO/ADD/28/061].
Date18 October 1725
WriterCaroline, Princess of Wales (1683-1737)
AddresseeClayton, Charlotte, Mrs William
DescriptionThe Princess notes with regard to Lady Pomfret that 'the advice of a good freind [sic] will make her a real woman of quality'. She also deliberately mis-spells Lady Pomfret's name at the start of GEO/ADD/28/102 as 'Lady Bomffrit'.
NotesThe original letter is GEO/ADD/28/102. The French transcription and English translation are on two halves of GEO/ADD/28/061. Both documents bear the circled number '31', which shows the order in which the original letter was bound.
Mrs Clayton has added a note on the English transcription with regard to the spelling on the original letter of 'Lady Bomffrit'.
LanguageFrench; English
Extent2 documents (2 pages)
Physical Description3 loose manuscript papers; mounted; including address 'label' attached to the mount of GEO/ADD/28/102
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