CollectionLady Charlotte Finch
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from Princess Mary to Lady Charlotte Finch
Date1 November 1795
WriterMary, Princess (1776-1857)
AddresseeFinch, Charlotte, Lady
DescriptionOn the attack on the King on 29 October 1795; the return of Sophia's 'old complaint'; thanks her for her letter
'My Poor head is almost turned with all the shocking events that happened last Thursday as the King was going and coming home from the House how thankful we ought to be to Heaven for Protecting the best of Sovereigns...You may suppose we talk of nothing else & both King & Queen likewise can name no other subject; which I am glad of for you know that sometimes they do not like talking of things that affects them much...he was much over come at his first arrival at Windsor as he was very well received by the People & seeing us three made him Cry at first & I think is in wonderfull spirits upon the whole - as for Poor Mama she does all she can to keep up but she is very low indeed & is shocked to death'
Signed and dated at Lower Lodge, Windsor. Written 'K' in top left hand corner
Extent1 document
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted
Custodial HistoryPurchased 1975
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Creditpublished with the kind permission of Olga Mary Bland; Mrs Philippa C J Snowdon, Mr F C G Hohler, Mr R H A Hohler; Ms D M C FitzGeorge-Balfour; and Mr R. FitzGeorge-Balfour
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