CollectionCorrespondence of William IV
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from Prince William to George III
Date28 March 1782
WriterWilliam, Prince (1765-1837)
AddresseeGeorge III, King
DescriptionPrince William writes about the arrival of HMS Narcissus at New York: the ship was damaged by violent weather and the crew is suffering from scurvy. He also reports on the French capture of St Kitts and the expected arrival of Sir George Rodney with more ships. The troops are moving in preparation for their posting in the Caribbean and various naval skirmishes over the winter.
Place Of WritingAdmiral's House in New York
Extent1 document (3 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted
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