CollectionGeorge IV's Bills
Record TypeFinancial records
TitleGeorge IV's Privy Purse Accounts relating to furniture, lustres, clocks and linens
Date1783 - 1830
DescriptionThese two boxes of accounts concern the expenditure of George IV [as Prince of Wales and Prince Regent] on furniture, lustres, lamps, clocks and linens in the years 1783 to 1830. The documents comprise bills issued by individuals and companies, either directly to the King or a member of his household, and in the majority of cases include a receipt of payment. Amongst these accounts are a small number of bills relating to purchases made by Caroline, Princess of Wales, between 1805 and 1809.
In addition, there is also correspondence concerning the installation of gaslighting at both Brighton Pavilion and Carlton House.
Extent367 documents (2 boxes)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript papers
ArrangementCatalogued at item level
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