CollectionGeorge III Private Papers
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleCopy of letter from George III to Prince William and cover note
Date10 July 1781
WriterGeorge III, King
AddresseeWilliam, Prince (1765-1837)
DescriptionGeorge III addresses William leaving England and his parents for the first time, records his advice for Prince William and orders for Mr Majendie and him. George III shows his approval of Prince William's behaviour and disapproval of [?the Prince of Wales], and gives his opinion that Prince William has a need and natural ability for nautical knowledge, and insists that he also be prepared to carry out princely duties. He discusses Mr Majendie's role in providing guidance, George III's grant of permission for Prince William to write uncensored letters to himself and the Queen, but that letters to his brother and others must be approved by Mr Majendie
Place of WritingWindsor
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Extent1 document (8 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted
RepositoryRoyal Archives
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