CollectionCorrespondence of William IV
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from the Duke of Clarence to George, Prince of Wales
Date17 October 1804 [?]
WriterClarence and St Andrews, William, Duke of
AddresseeGeorge, Prince of Wales (1762-1830)
DescriptionThe Duke reports news from Weymouth that Mrs Jordan [Dorothea] heard from Major Smith [Colonel John Carrington Smith] in Richmond - the news is not positive, hinting at problems with the King's mental health.
The King will give dinners to the German Officers of the Heavy and Light Cavalry.
There are talks about a war with Spain.
Place Of WritingBushy House
Extent1 document (4 pages)
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 1949
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