CollectionDe Budé Papers
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from Frederick, Duke of York, to General Jacob de Budé from Bergen op Zoom stating that he has heard that Pitt has promised the Prince of Wales the command of an expedition on the French coast involving the withdrawal of the troops under the Duke's command; the Duke fears that his own hopes, encouraged by the King since his childhood, to become Commander in Chief will be destroyed by this, and asks Budé to give a letter to the King and intervene on his behalf.
Date4 April 1793
WriterYork and Albany, Frederick, Duke of
AddresseeBudé, Jacob de, General
Extent1 document
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted
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CreditPublished with the kind permission of Mrs A.M. Brown
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