CollectionCorrespondence of Foreign Royal Families
ReferenceGEO/MAIN/52230-52233
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleMemorandum giving an account of the plight of the Duke of Brunswick and his family as a result of the French invasion of Prussia and Brunswick.
Date[15 November 1806]
DescriptionThe memorandum describes the wounding of the Duke in the battle at Auerstadt which led to the defeat of the Prussian army under his command, Napoleon's refusal to recognise Brunswick as a neutral state, the departure of the Duchess and two of her sons from Brunswick, the capture of the duchy by the French, the death of the Duke at Altona, the refuge offered to the Duchess at Augustenburg, and the capture and release of Prince Frederick William.
[Undated, but endorsed as received with the Duchess's letter of 15 November 1806 (GEO/MAIN/52229).]
LanguageFrench
Extent1 document (8 pages)
Physical Description2 loose manuscript papers; mounted
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