CollectionQueen Charlotte
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleCopy letter books of Queen Charlotte
Date1762 - 1818
DescriptionLetters and correspondence of Queen Charlotte with foreign nobility (typically European). The subjects of the letters principally: concern births, marriages, and deaths including letters of condolence; foreign ambassadors and ministers plenipotentiary; best wishes for the New Year.

These letters are primarily in French although some are written in Italian, few are written in English. These volumes appear to be in the hands of several copyists
LanguageFrench, Italian, English
Extent3 volumes
Custodial HistoryThese volumes appear to have formed part of the library of Sir Thomas Phillipps and are listed in the catalogue of his library 'Catalogus Librorum Manuscriptorum in Bibliotheca D. Thomæ Phillipps, 1837' under number 10826 and are listed under the section heading 'Pickering, 1841'. Purchased for the Royal Archives in 1967
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