CollectionCorrespondence of William IV
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from Prince William to George, Prince of Wales
Date27 March 1788
WriterWilliam, Prince (1765-1837)
AddresseeGeorge, Prince of Wales (1762-1830)
DescriptionPrince William explains again the problem of his station related to his allowance. If the King does not give him a larger allowance, Prince William will live in England, but he will not be able to live on the home station [Channel station] for less than £3,000 a year. To promote his cause of being assigned a home station, Prince William describes how unfit the present captain of the station, Captain Dodd, is.
Asks to pass his congratulations to Prince Frederick [Duke of York and Albany].
Place Of WritingPlymouth
Extent1 document (1 page)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted.
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