CollectionCorrespondence of William IV
ReferenceGEO/MAIN/44871-44872
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from the Duke of Clarence to George, Prince of Wales
Date12 July 1790
WriterClarence and St Andrews, William, Duke of
AddresseeGeorge, Prince of Wales (1762-1830)
DescriptionThe Duke is seeking the Prince's advice on his desire to serve Cole which has been interjected by Chatham - Chatham's letter is enclosed here.
The fleet is still waiting to sail and the Duke has the feeling that the Captains do not like him. Lord Howe [Commanding officer] will soon join the Fleet, together with Admiral Leveson Gower. Sir John Jervis has disobliged all Admirals, included Sir Alexander Hood - and he is determined to oppose Lord Howe.
Place Of WritingTorbay
LanguageEnglish
Extent1 document (3 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted.
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Publications Published in "The Correspondence of George Prince of Wales, 1770-1789", II, edited by A Aspinall; no 513
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