CollectionCorrespondence of William IV
ReferenceGEO/MAIN/44924-44925
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from the Duke of Clarence to George, Prince of Wales
Date19 September 1804
WriterClarence and St Andrews, William, Duke of
AddresseeGeorge, Prince of Wales (1762-1830)
DescriptionFollowing the Prince's request, the Duke wrote to Lord St Vincent about Lord Northesk [St Vincent's answer enclosed GEO/MAIN/44926]. He also wrote to Lord Dundas at Colchester and Adam in Scotland.
He then mentioned a letter wrote to Lord Keith [George Elphinstone]to make Lord Elphinstone [John, 12th] vote for Lauderdale [James Maitland, 8th Earl of Lauderdale] [this vote was for the by-election for a Scottish Representative Peer].
He has nothing to report from Weymouth that is not already in the news; he referes, however, to the intention of the King [?] to give a fete on board of the Royal Yacht and to call two famous performers, Elliston [Robert William] and Miss de Camp, to act.
The Duke is waiting for the Duke of Sussex to visit the Prince in Brighton.
Place Of WritingBushy House
LanguageEnglish
Extent1 document (4pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted.
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PublicationsPublished in "The Correspondence of George Prince of Wales, 1770-1789", IV, edited by A Aspinall; no 1942
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