CollectionCorrespondence of William IV
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from Prince William to George, Prince of Wales
Date19 August 1787
WriterWilliam, Prince (1765-1837)
AddresseeGeorge, Prince of Wales (1762-1830)
DescriptionPrince William reports of his illness due to the sudden change from extreme heat to damp cold. Of the future he says that in November he will sail for Jamaica. He is now in Quebec, where he received a letter from Elphinstone [George Keith] mentioning the Prince of Wales' concerns about Prince William's writing to the King about having a proper allowance. Prince William reassures his brother that, despite the threats, he has no intention to quit his ship.
Place Of Writingoff Quebec
Extent1 document (2 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript page, mounted
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PublicationsPublished in "The Correspondence of George Prince of Wales, 1770-1789", I, edited by A Aspinall; no 250.
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