CollectionGeorge III Calendar
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from Lord Sandwich to George III
Date30 August 1772
WriterSandwich, 4th Earl of
AddresseeGeorge III, King
DescriptionLord Sandwich reports on Lord North's desire for a commission for Mr Olive, a Serjeant of Marines. He recommends to George III that he be made an officer, to serve in the Falkland Islands ("a very severe service"), which will not lead to claims for other new commissions, until all half pay officers have been called to serve.
Place of WritingWoburn
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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. 1123
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