CollectionCorrespondence of William IV
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
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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