CollectionCorrespondence of William IV
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from Prince William to George III
Date10 November 1781
WriterWilliam, Prince (1765-1837)
AddresseeGeorge III, King
DescriptionLetter from Prince William to his father recounting dinner with Colonel Thomas Dundas who described the events of the Siege of Yorktown and the surrender of General Cornwallis. He also includes observations made on board HMS Prince George on 1 November 1781 and lists the ordnance and troops at Yorktown at the time of the siege.
Place Of Writingaboard HMS Prince George near New York
Extent4 documents (6 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted
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