CollectionCorrespondence of William IV
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from Lord Northesk to the Duke of Clarence
Date16 October 1804
WriterNorthesk, 7th Earl of
AddresseeClarence and St Andrews, William, Duke of
DescriptionLord Northesk writes in reply to a letter from the Duke of Clarence concerning the election of a Scottish Peer. He confirms to have been able to vote by correspondence thanks to instructions sent by James Chalmer for Lauderdale [James Maitland, 8th Earl of Lauderdale]; Lord Leven, however, informed him that he will not vote for Lauderdale's competitor, Lord Kellie, but he will not vote against him either.
The HMS Britannia will soon be ready to sail.
Place Of Writingon board of HMS Britannia at Cawsand Bay
NotesEnclosed to GEO/MAIN/44936
Extent1 document (2 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted
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Creditpublished with the kind permission of the Earl of Northesk
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