CollectionFrederick and Augusta, Prince and Princess of Wales
Record TypeCorrespondence
ReferenceGEO/MAIN/54024-54126
TitleVolume of letters to Sir Thomas Bootle
Date1737-1753
DescriptionLetters primarily to Sir Thomas Bootle on political and occasionally society matters from correspondents including Frederick, Prince of Wales, the Duke and Duchess of Somerset, the Duke of Richmond, the Earl of Derby and others. Documents at the front of this volume (GEO/MAIN/54035-54046) relate to the circumstances surrounding the birth of Frederick's eldest child Princess Augusta Frederica.
LanguageEnglish
Extent1 volume
Physical Description71 documents bound into volume
LevelFile
Admin HistoryA highly successful Chancery lawyer and Member of Parliament first for Liverpool and later Midhurst, Sir Thomas Bootle (1685-1753) was a staunch Whig. Bootle served as Chancellor to Frederick, Prince of Wales between 1740-51, and, after Frederick's death, continued in this role serving George, Prince of Wales, future George III.
Custodial HistoryPurchased 1934
ArrangementPapers within this volume have been catalogued individually at item level.
RepositoryRoyal Archives
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