CollectionGeorge III Private Papers
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from Reverend Majendie to George III
Date27 March 1782
WriterMajendie, Henry William, Reverend
AddresseeGeorge III, King
DescriptionMajendie writes about having enclosed letters from Prince William and the Princess Royal, their social life on shore (concerts, assemblies, etc.), soldiers' entertainments, Prince William's amusements, a ball at Sir H Clinton's (in which Prince William could only dance with married ladies). He praises Prince William's behaviour in public, describes the characters of the men accompanying Prince William, and Prince William's studies, particularly his dislike of latin. He mentions Majendie and Prince William's education in American affairs, the American Refugees, their intentions in America. He reports change in order of command and the possible consequences on Prince William's behaviour, and notes the expenses of clothing Prince William, and how Majendie is to receive money
Place of WritingAdmiral's House New York
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Extent1 document (10 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted
RepositoryRoyal Archives
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