CollectionCorrespondence of William IV
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from the Duke of Clarence to George, Prince of Wales
Date27 May 1790
WriterClarence and St Andrews, William, Duke of
AddresseeGeorge, Prince of Wales (1762-1830)
DescriptionThe Duke is glad to hear that Jack Paine has a frigate. The HMS Valiant does not advance very quickly; provisions, though, have arrived and they are now waiting to know if they can be dismissed or will need to be deployed at war. The Duke gets news of the fun events in London, while in Plymouth there is not much to do and no decent women. He sends his love to Mrs [Maria Anne] Fitzherbert.
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", II, edited by A Aspinall; no 509
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