CollectionCorrespondence of Foreign Royal Families
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from Augusta, Dowager Duchess of Brunswick to George III congratulating him in advance of the 4th June [his birthday]
Date17 May 1807
WriterBrunswick, Augusta, Dowager Duchess of (1737-1813)
AddresseeGeorge III, King
DescriptionThe Duchess informs her brother that [Prince Frederick] William [Hereditary Prince of Brunswick] wishes to be indebted to him and mentions familial connections with Hanover. She also enquires as to the direction of the Museum and requests to know if he has made a decision regarding her being established at Blackheath, where [Caroline] Princess of Wales has taken a house for her. She writes that her daughter's 'whole happiness seems to depend upon my being with her'.
Notes 'do not forget to have Brunswick nam'd when Hannover [Hanover] is mention'd'.
Place Of WritingGravinstein
Extent1 document (4 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted
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