CollectionGeorge III Private Papers
ReferenceGEO/MAIN/15975
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleDraft of letter from George III to the Hereditary Prince of Brunswick
Date8 May 1772
WriterGeorge III, King
AddresseeBrunswick, Augusta, Hereditary Duchess of (1737-1813)
DescriptionDraft of letter in which George III reports the ongoings of the Court of Denmark to his sister [Duchess of Brunswick]. He describes their sister's [Queen of Denmark] retreat to the Electorate, the Danish Court's "impertinence at pretending to consult" him, and the demands the British made to retrieve the Queen (and the ten ships which they sent past Diede twice). He informs her that the Queen will be at their Summer residence at Groehde. As soon as her maintenance from the Danish Court is received he will advise her on what Court she should keep
LanguageEnglish
Extent1 document (2 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted
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