CollectionCorrespondence of William IV
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from Prince William to George III
Date6 August 1780
WriterWilliam, Prince (1765-1837)
AddresseeGeorge III, King
DescriptionPrince William refers to his studies with Mr Majendie and informs the King that he has begun 'Opticks' with Mr Waddington and is now able to keep the ship's reckoning. The Prince refers to the rioting of a 'deluded multitude' and hopes their punishment will prove an example for the future.
Place Of Writingaboard HMS Prince George at sea
Extent1 document (3 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted
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