CollectionQueen Charlotte
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from Queen Charlotte to George III
Date26 April 1778
WriterCharlotte, Queen Consort to George III
AddresseeGeorge III, King
DescriptionThanks him for his letter; on Mary: 'Dear little Minny remains quite Uneasy about not finding You any where in the House, every Coach she sees is Papa a coming and nothing satisfies her hardly but sitting at the Window to look for You'; visit of the Duke of [?Montague] and Lord Dalkeith to the Prince of Wales and Adolphus; on a fire at Barkley [?Berkeley] Square; on a possible match between Lord Waldegrave's eldest son and Lady Louisa Fitzpatrick; 'How glad do I feel to know that You are pleased and enjoy good health a Board Your Yacht, there is a pleasure in doing What is right to do and You will have the benefit by Your voyages to put Spirit in every Body, to be more known by the World, and if Possible more beloved by the People in general. That must be the case, but not equal to the love of her who subscribes herself Your very affectionnate Friend and Wife Charlotte'
Postscript concerning the departure of Gray for Windsor; on the ill-health of Lady Carlisle; on the weather; 'To Day William is to Dine with me I shall just have made the Tour of all the Children by Tuesday when I hope to be supplied With the Company of him who is ever dear to me: You know who that is I am sure'
Signed and dated 'Q. H.' [Queen's House]
Place Of WritingQueen's House
Extent2 documents
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript papers; mounted
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PublicationsPublished in "The later correspondence of George III" (ed. Aspinall), volume 5, no 4264
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