CollectionEdward, Duke of York and Albany
Record TypeCorrespondence
ReferenceGEO/MAIN/54289
TitleLetter from Col[onel] St. John to [William Henry, Duke of Gloucester] informing him of [Edward, Duke of York's] death
Date17 September 1767
WriterSt. John, Colonel
AddresseeWilliam Henry, Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh (1743-1805)
DescriptionSt. John writes that [Edward, Duke of York] died at eleven in the morning (of 17 September) after a long illness, which resulted in a 'maleary fever' [malaria] and inflammation of the bowels.
He enclosed a letter the Duke had entrusted him with before his death [possibly GEO/MAIN/54288], and mentions that Capt[ain] Convey will transport the Duke's body to England.
Place of WritingMonaco
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LanguageEnglish
Extent1 document (2 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted
LevelItem
Related MaterialFor the Duke of York's last letter to William Henry, Duke of Gloucester, see GEO/MAIN/54288
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