CollectionGeorge III Private Papers
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleCopy of the address of the Clergy of New York to Prince William
Date5 October 1781
WriterClergy of New York
AddresseeDigby, Richard, Rear Admiral
DescriptionContingent of the Clergy of the Church of England who had been forced behind British lines during the rebellion ask Digby to pass on a welcome to Prince William. They praise Prince William and express their gratitude that George III has sent him to America, and express their loyalty to Britain and 'abhorrence' of the Rebellion. They wish Britain the best for its conflicts with its enemies
Place of WritingNew York
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Extent1 document (2 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted
RepositoryRoyal Archives
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