CollectionCorrespondence of William IV
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from the Duke of Clarence to George, Prince of Wales
Date1 November 1808
WriterClarence and St Andrews, William, Duke of
AddresseeGeorge, Prince of Wales (1762-1830)
DescriptionReporting on the regiments who left for Corunna and of those who will soon. The following Friday the Duke will visit the King in Windsor to communicate to him his willingness to take upon the command of the coasts of Spain, Portugal and the Mediterranean; he believes everyone would be happy with this and that he will command 'by love and not thro' fear'.
Place Of WritingPortsmouth
Extent1 document (3 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 2530
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