CollectionCorrespondence of William IV
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from the Duke of Clarence to George, Prince Regent
Date[end of 1812?]
WriterClarence and St Andrews, William, Duke of
AddresseeGeorge, Prince Regent
DescriptionThe Duke communicates that Frederick [FitzClarence?] is not feeling well, but was still able to return to Sandhurst.
He briefly analyses the current political situation looking, in particular, at Napoleon's latest, unsuccessful attempt to invade Russia: he believes that Napoleon's fall is certain and will happen soon.
Still concerning the failed Russian campaign, the Duke expresses contempt for the French Generals abandoning their men on the field.
Place Of WritingBushy House
Extent1 document (3 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose paper; mounted.
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