CollectionCorrespondence of Foreign Royal Families
ReferenceGEO/MAIN/52123-52124
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from Augusta, Duchess of Brunswick, to George III regarding his son William, her fears for her sons, and the deplorable behaviour of Prince Henry of Prussia.
Date28 February 1785
WriterBrunswick, Augusta, Duchess of (1737-1813)
AddresseeGeorge III, King
DescriptionThe Duchess writes that she hopes to see Prince William before he leaves Germany; she inveighs against 'la creature' [unidentified] who will never allow the Duchess's son Charles to marry, and worries that her sons Augustus and [Frederick] William, destined for the Prussian army, will behave foolishly; she remarks that Prince Henry has had his head turned by the French on his recent trip to Paris and mocks his high-handed pro-French posturing.
Place Of WritingBrunswick
LanguageFrench
Extent1 document (4 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted
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