CollectionCorrespondence of William IV
ReferenceGEO/MAIN/45037-45038
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from the Duke of Clarence to Colonel John McMahon
Date2 March 1814
WriterClarence and St Andrews, William, Duke of
AddresseeMcMahon, John, Colonel
DescriptionEnclosing a letter from Balascheff [Russian General] and the Duke's reply.
Despite a stong desire to visit Emperor Alexander [I], the Duke will soon embark for England [as previously instructed], unless he receives different directions from the Prince Regent and more money - he asked Castlereagh [Lord Robert Stewart, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs] to communicate this to the Emperor.
He wrote to Charles Stewart [Charles William Vane, 3rd Marquess of Londonderry, Minister to Prussia] to convey to the King of Prussia, the Duke's gratitude for the attention and respect always received from the Prussian army.
They are expecting the visit of the Grand Duchess Catherine [Pavlovna of Russia], who is on her way to England.
Place Of WritingThe Hague
LanguageEnglish
Extent1 document (4 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted
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