CollectionCorrespondence of William IV
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from Prince William to George, Prince of Wales
Date30 January 1788
WriterWilliam, Prince (1765-1837)
AddresseeGeorge, Prince of Wales (1762-1830)
DescriptionPrince William has heard rumors of a squadron of ships going to the East Indies. He will offer his service to Lord Howe.
[John] Macbride will visit George in London to talk about Winne's being made Agent Victualler at Plymouth. In that occasion William begs his brother not to mention Winne's daughter, Sally.
He urges George to send back his lock of hair set in diamond [as requested in his previous letter] to be given as a present.
Place Of WritingPlymouth
Extent1 document (2 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted
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PublicationsPublished in "The Correspondence of George Prince of Wales, 1770-1789", I, edited by A. Aspinall; pp. 334-335.
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