CollectionCorrespondence of Foreign Royal Families
ReferenceGEO/MAIN/51990-51991
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from Augusta, Hereditary Princess of Brunswick, to George III on her mother-in-law's illness, news that the Crown Prince of Denmark and her sister Princess Caroline Matilda are to be married; possible brides for the Prince of Orange and her regret that neither of her sisters will marry him; and praising her husband's qualities.
Date[1 January - 1 November 1766]
WriterBrunswick, Augusta, Hereditary Princess of (1737-1813)
AddresseeGeorge III, King
DescriptionPrincess Augusta hopes that her sister will be happier than the Queen of Denmark, who only meets her husband in public; she adds a postscript begging the King to come to Hanover the next summer.
[The letter is undated; the content suggests it was written not long before the marriage of Princess Caroline Matilda on 8 November 1766, although her betrothal had been announced in January 1765.]
LanguageEnglish
Extent1 document (4 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted
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