CollectionCorrespondence of William IV
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from Prince William to George, Prince of Wales
Date4 July 1787
WriterWilliam, Prince (1765-1837)
AddresseeGeorge, Prince of Wales (1762-1830)
DescriptionDescribing how the heat of Jamaica is causing him a skin rash which prevents him sleeping. The situation worsened while at sea and the surgeon [Fidge] gave him some antimonial medicines which made him feel better. Prince William is giving all the details of the illness to convince his brother of the inopportunity for him to go back to the West Indies.
Place Of WritingHalifax
Extent1 document (5 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted
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PublicationsPublished in "Correspondence of George, Prince of Wales 1770-1812",I, edited by A Aspinall; no 247, pp. 317-318 [cut].
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