CollectionCorrespondence of Foreign Royal Families
ReferenceGEO/MAIN/52112-52113
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from Augusta, Duchess of Brunswick, to George III reporting that the King and the Prince of Prussia will seek to marry the latter's son [Prince Frederick William] to one of King George's daughters, and speculates on what will happen in Prussia when the King dies.
Date14 March 1783
WriterBrunswick, Augusta, Duchess of (1737-1813)
AddresseeGeorge III, King
DescriptionThe Duchess predicts that the Prince of Prussia will die before the King [Frederick II] because of his dissipated life, and that Prussia will descend into chaos after the King's death because too much depends on him; she praises Prince Frederick [Duke of York]'s diligence and her husband's success in managing the country's economy.
Place Of WritingBrunswick
LanguageFrench
Extent1 document (3 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted
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