CollectionLady Charlotte Finch
TitleLetter from Queen Charlotte to Lady Charlotte Finch
Date7 October 1775
WriterCharlotte, Queen Consort to George III
AddresseeFinch, Charlotte, Lady
Description'I have the pleasure to acquaint You that my dear Children underwent their operation with all possible and more than expected for Heroism I trust that same Providence which has hitherto given me uncommon success in all my undertakings, will not withhold it from me at this time'; requests 'either the pattern or one of the ruffles which You work'd in Gobbel stich'; regards to Lady Harriet [Conyers]; that her daughters will not go to town on 25th prolonging Lady Charlotte's stay with Lord Winchelsea; on Lady Mary [Somerset]
Signed and dated at Kew 7 o'clock. Letter marked 'K' in top left hand corner and '179' in pencil in top right hand corner
Note in a different hand on reverse: 'when some of the Pr. & Pses were inoculated for Small Pox & ?Ly. C. F. always went away - having never had it N.B.died aged 88 - not having had S. P. ! July 1813'
Extent1 document
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted
Custodial HistoryPurchased 1975
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