CollectionCorrespondence of Foreign Royal Families
ReferenceGEO/MAIN/52126
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from Augusta, Duchess of Brunswick, to George III on the breakdown of her daughter Augusta's marriage, and matters concerning her sons [Frederick] William, Augustus and Charles.
Date15 October 1785
WriterBrunswick, Augusta, Duchess of (1737-1813)
AddresseeGeorge III, King
DescriptionThe Duchess reports that the Empress of Russia has written to the Duke, takes the side of their daughter and will send away her husband Prince Frederick of W├╝rttemberg if he continues to mistreat her; also that the King of Prussia has arranged for her son William to inherit the [Duchy] of Oels; she hopes that Augustus will marry the Duke of Courland's daughter who will be very rich; she has good reports of Charles in Switzerland but fears he will always be heavy and dull.
Place Of WritingBrunswick
LanguageFrench
Extent1 document (2 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted
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