CollectionCorrespondence of Foreign Royal Families
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from Augusta, Duchess of Brunswick, to George III on her son Augustus's release from the Hanoverian army because of his blindness, and on political developments in Europe.
Date10 January 1801
WriterBrunswick, Augusta, Duchess of (1737-1813)
AddresseeGeorge III, King
DescriptionThe Duchess castigates Austrian treachery, describes Bonaparte as a coward, criticises the self-aggrandizing behaviour of the Powers and the blindness of the German princes, who are 'the slaves of the French', and fears the French may try to take Hanover from Britain; she reports that the Dutch will pay the Hereditary Princess of Orange's pension arrears.
Place Of WritingBrunswick
Extent1 document (4 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted
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