CollectionCorrespondence of Foreign Royal Families
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from Augusta, Hereditary Princess of Brunswick, to George III on having refused to be godmother to the Duke of Gloucester's daughter, the conduct of Jean-Baptiste Feronce, and the scandal caused by the Duke of Brunswick's relationship with an actress.
Date[?June 1773]
WriterBrunswick, Augusta, Hereditary Princess of (1737-1813)
AddresseeGeorge III, King
Description[The letter is undated, but was presumably written soon after the birth of Princess Sophia Matilda of Gloucester on 29 May.] Princess Augusta adds a copy in her own hand of her husband's letter to the Duke of Gloucester, and another of a letter from Lady Gower expressing gratitude to the King.
Extent1 document (4 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted
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