CollectionCorrespondence of William IV
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from the Duke of Clarence to George, Prince of Wales
Date10 August 1808
WriterClarence and St Andrews, William, Duke of
AddresseeGeorge, Prince of Wales (1762-1830)
DescriptionDespite a swollen hand [gout?] the Duke manages to write to his brother to apologise in advance if he is not be able to get to Brighton to celebrate the Prince's birthday (on the 12th of August).
Expressing his affection, the Duke reminds the Prince to look after himself, as from his welfare depends the welfare of the country
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, 1770-1812", VI, edited by A Aspinall; no 2503
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