CollectionGeorge III Private Papers
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from George III to the Duke of Gloucester
Date9 November 1771
WriterGeorge III, King
AddresseeWilliam Henry, Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh (1743-1805)
DescriptionGeorge III expresses his happiness at receiving the news of the Duke's recovery (via messenger Hunter) as he was worried he had died. The King thanks Charlton, and asks the Duke to take care of himself. He recounts how happy the whole family is that he is well again. He speaks about the physicians who have saved him and those (Jebb and Adair) who have given him a report on the Duke's health. George III shows his approbation of Lieutenant Rainsford and Major Heywood, and the speed of the messenger Hunter
Place Of WritingRichmond Lodge
Extent1 document (4 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted
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