CollectionGeorge IV Calendar as Prince, Regent and King
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from George III to George, Prince of Wales, on the Prince's letters regarding military promotion
Date8 April 1795
WriterGeorge III, King
AddresseeGeorge, Prince of Wales (1762-1830)
DescriptionThe King states that he ordered the Prince's current commission of Colonel Commandant of the 10th Regiment of Dragoons on the understanding that no higher rank would be attained. He expresses his wishes that Princess Caroline's character will 'prove so pleasing to you that your mind may be engrossed with domestic felicity, which may establish in you that composure of mind perhaps the most essential qualification in the station you are born to fill, and that a numerous progeny may be the result of this union'.
Place Of WritingQueen's House
Extent1 document (2 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript papers; mounted
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PublicationsPublished in A. Aspinall "The Correspondence of George, Prince of Wales 1770-1812" (London, 1965) Vol. 3; no 980n
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