CollectionGeorge IV Private Papers
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from R.W. Spearman to Frederick Dawes Danvers regarding a whip sent to the Ranger of the Curragh of Kildare races
Date16 October 1830
WriterSpearman, R.W.
AddresseeDanvers, Frederick Dawes
DescriptionSpearman believed that George IV had purchased the whip using the Privy Purse funds and requested to know the cost of the whip, where it was purchased, and if this sum was renewable each year.
Danvers' reply (noted on the reverse) stated that George IV had presented £105 from the Privy Purse upon the production of the winner's certificate, but that he was unaware of a whip.
Place Of WritingMaster of the Horse's Office
Extent1 document (2 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper
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