CollectionGeorge IV Private Papers
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from Elizabeth, Duchess of Devonshire to George IV regarding the Pope's [Leo XII] illness
Date8 July 1823
WriterElizabeth, Duchess of Devonshire (1758-1824)
AddresseeGeorge IV, King
DescriptionThe Duchess describes the event of the Pope's fall (which resulted in a broken femur) his subsequent fever, and fears for his recovery. The Duchess also mentions Cardinal Consalvi, Lord Lauderdale, Sir Henry Halford, Lady Mary Deerhurst, and a visit to England.
Place of WritingRome
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Extent1 document (4 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted
PublicationsPublished in A. Aspinall "The letters of George IV 1812-1830" (London, 1938) Vol. 3; no. 1070
RepositoryRoyal Archives
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