CollectionCorrespondence of William IV
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from the Duke of Clarence to George, Prince of Wales, regarding the Royal Spelthorne Legion
Date1803 [?Autumn]
WriterClarence and St Andrews, William, Duke of
AddresseeGeorge, Prince of Wales (1762-1830)
DescriptionAsking the Prince if he could buy a horse for Cottin, Second Major to the Royal Spelthorne Legion - both Cottin and the Duke are too poor to buy one themselves.
The Duke describes in great detail the uniform of the troop. He is very busy enrolling men in different parishes. He is happy and reassured about the presence of Field Officers to manage ill-disposed people and other business.
Place Of WritingBushy House
Extent1 document (4 pages)
Physical Description Loose manuscript paper; mounted.
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PublicationsPublished in "The Correspondence of George Prince of Wales, 1770-1789", IV, edited by A Aspinall; no 1751
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