CollectionCorrespondence of William IV
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from the Duke of Clarence to George III
Date7 June 1796
WriterClarence and St Andrews, William, Duke of
AddresseeGeorge III, King
DescriptionThe Duke mentions an unhappy occasion concerning George, Prince of Wales. He then expresses doubts about Lord Spencer being able to continue his service [as First Lord of the Admiralty] due to ill health, the Duke proposes himself as candidate for that position, as First Lord or under any other title preferred by the King.
In a post scriptum note the Duke asks the King to burn this letter in case his request is not granted.
Place Of WritingRichmond
Extent1 document (4 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted.
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