CollectionWilliam Henry, Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from William Henry [Duke of Gloucester] to George, Prince of Wales regarding the Prince's health and amusements
Date29 May 1785
WriterWilliam Henry, Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh (1743-1805)
AddresseeGeorge, Prince of Wales (1762-1830)
DescriptionWilliam states that at the risk of being thought an 'old gentleman' he fears the Prince does not care enough for his health, and argues that if health and enjoyment are balanced the pleasure is more enjoyable. He adds that he escaped the winter in a 'dull place' and remained well, but will spend the summer in Geneva. William also writes that the Prince will think his letters 'insipid'.
Place Of WritingLyons
Extent1 document (2 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted
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