CollectionFrederick and Augusta, Prince and Princess of Wales
Record TypeCorrespondence
ReferenceGEO/MAIN/73956-74334
TitlePapers of Sir George Lee of Hartwell from and regarding Frederick, Prince of Wales and Augusta, Princess of Wales
Date1736-1761
DescriptionLetters from Frederick, Prince of Wales, Augusta, Princess of Wales, and from officials concerning their Household, [1747]-1757
Accounts, [1727-1761]

Written 'H.P.' in pencil in top left hand corner of these papers.
LanguageEnglish
Extent221 documents, 6 volumes
LevelSub-series
Admin HistoryAs a supporter of Frederick, Prince of Wales in opposition politics, Lee was a prominent member of the Leicester House party. After the Prince's death in 1751, Lee served as Treasurer to Augusta, Princess of Wales, he resigned 1757 and died the following year.
Custodial HistoryDocuments referenced GEO/MAIN/73956-73999, 74029-74031, 74156-74157 are believed to have been purchased in 1939
ArrangementThese papes were divided into two SubSubSeries during cataloguing in 2018 for ease of use: letters; accounts.
RepositoryRoyal Archives
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