CollectionPapers of Edward Augustus, Duke of Kent and Strathearn
Record TypeCorrespondence
ReferenceGEO/ADD/7/57-449, 500-1160
TitleOfficial letterbooks of Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn, 1794-1804
Date1794-1804
DescriptionThis Sub-Series of letterbooks were created during the course of Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathean's military career, and consist principally of official correspondence, particularly whilst Commander-in-Chief of British Forces in North America and as Governor of Gibraltar.

This Sub-Series consists of the following:

1. Copy correspondence letterbook of Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn, 1794-1795
2. Copy correspondence letterbook of Prince Edward, 1795-1796
3. Copy correspondence letterbook of Prince Edward, 1795-1797
4. Copy correspondence letterbook of Prince Edward, 1797-1798
5. Copy correspondence letterbook of Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn, 1799
6. Copy correspondence letterbook of Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn, 1799-1800
7. Copy correspondence letterbook of Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn, 1801-1803
8. Copy correspondence letterbook of Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn, 1802-1804
9. Copy correspondence letterbook of Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn, 1802-1804
10. Copy correspondence letterbook of Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn, 1802-1803
11. Copy correspondence letterbook of Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn, principally from Robert Brownrigg, 1802-1803
12. Letterbook of copy correspondence from Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn to General Brownrigg and others, 1802-1803
13. Letterbook of copy correspondence from Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn to Lord Pelham and others, 1802-1803
LanguageEnglish
French
Extent13 volumes, 3 documents
LevelSub-series
Custodial HistoryThese are believed to have been part of original accession from Apsley House in 1912.
ArrangementThese volumes have been catalogued separately and arranged predominantly chronologically to reflect official nature and possible administrative order of the records; the original order is unknown.
Related MaterialFor correspondence from Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn to the Royal Family from Halifax, see also GEO/ADD/7/43-56
RepositoryRoyal Archives
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