CollectionGeorge IV Calendar as Prince, Regent and King
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from Sir Henry Clinton to George, Prince of Wales on military strategy in the campaign against Revolutionary France
Date29 September 1792
WriterClinton, Henry, Sir, Colonel
AddresseeGeorge, Prince of Wales (1762-1830)
DescriptionClinton discusses the likely scenario if Tionville [Thionville] and Metz are not reduced. He suggests that if the Duke of Brunswick threatens Paris 'the K- will be murdered, and that capital, plundered and burned'. He ends the letter by noting that the 'letters of Du Mourier and Kellerman of this day, do not seem to confirm my very humble opinions'.
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Extent1 document (2 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript papers; mounted
PublicationsPublished in A. Aspinall "The Correspondence of George, Prince of Wales 1770-1812" (London, 1964) Vol. 2; no 699
RepositoryRoyal Archives
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