CollectionCorrespondence of Foreign Royal Families
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from Augusta, Duchess of Brunswick, to George III concerning her sons, and the breakdown of her daughter Augusta's marriage.
Date1 May 1787
WriterBrunswick, Augusta, Duchess of (1737-1813)
AddresseeGeorge III, King
DescriptionThe Duchess comments on her son Augustus's character and on her son Charles's reluctance to marry; she advises against Princes of the Holy Roman Empire as suitors for George III's daughters; she deplores the mistake her daughter Augusta made in ignoring her advice to wait before accepting Prince Frederick of W├╝rttemberg, and the delay over formalising their separation so that Augusta can return to Germany.
Place Of WritingBrunswick
Extent1 document (4 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted
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