CollectionCorrespondence of William IV
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from Prince William to George, Prince of Wales, regarding his wish not to be sent abroad
Date10 March 1788
WriterWilliam, Prince (1765-1837)
AddresseeGeorge, Prince of Wales (1762-1830)
DescriptionAsking the Prince of Wales to procure him the channel service from Torbay to the Land's End. He would not be happy to be sent abroad and the reason for this must be kept a profound secret. Recommending the appointment of Mr Winne to Agent Victualler at Plymouth, and the promotion of Whitehead as Clerk of the Cheque in one of the Yards either at Portsmouth or Plymouth, or Commissioner of the Victualling.
Tomorrow or the next day the Andromeda will be commissioned.
Extent1 document (2 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose mansucript paper; mounted.
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PublicationsPublished in "The Correspondence of George Prince of Wales, 1770-1789", I, edited by A Aspinall; no. 268, p. 338.
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