CollectionGeorge III Calendar
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from George III to Lord North
Date1 August 1772
WriterGeorge III, King
AddresseeNorth, Frederick, Lord
DescriptionGeorge III on his wish for a dispute with France, over a quai at Dunkirk, to be resolved with 'politeness and candour', in order to avoid the risks of war and additional national debt. His desire to have the Colonies in order before 'we engage with our neighbours.'
Place of WritingKew
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Extent1 document (4 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted
PublicationsPublished in J. Fortescue (ed.) "Correspondence of King George III 1760-1783" Vol. 2 (London, 1927-1928), no. 1102
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