CollectionCorrespondence of William IV
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from the Duke of Clarence to George, Prince of Wales, on his present situation
Date5 September 1790
WriterClarence and St Andrews, William, Duke of
AddresseeGeorge, Prince of Wales (1762-1830)
DescriptionThe Duke informs the Prince he is alive but unhappy. The fleet is half way up the Channel but not very close to landing. He is still unsure if there will be a war and he wishes he could quit the naval duties.
P.S. of the 6th of September: they are now off the Lizard. The Duke will ask for leave of absence as soon as he can.
Extent1 document (3 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 525
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