CollectionGeorge III Calendar
Record TypeWritings (documents)
TitleMemorandum by George III
Date9 August 1772
WriterGeorge III, King
DescriptionEnclosed in GEO/MAIN/1366. George III's Memorandum which outlines new arrangements for American affairs. In future the Commander in Chief, the Governors and the Admirals (or Commanders) of the squadrons in America, should correspond on all matters of a political nature (including all military arrangements in time of war) with the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs for the Southern Department, rather than the Secretary of State for the American Department (currently vacant).
Place of WritingKew
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Extent1 document (2 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted
PublicationsPublished in J. Fortescue (ed.) "Correspondence of King George III 1760-1783" Vol. 2 (London, 1927-1928), no. 1113
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