CollectionCorrespondence of William IV
ReferenceGEO/MAIN/45042-45043
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from the Duke of Clarence to Colonel John McMahon
Date12 March 1814
WriterClarence and St Andrews, William, Duke of
AddresseeMcMahon, John, Colonel
DescriptionThe British Troops have suffered severely [in the unsuccessful Siege of Bergen op Zoom]; the situation, however, is still quite not clear, and the Duke believes that neither Sir Thomas Graham [Commander of the British troops] is to blame or the discipline of the troops to be doubted.
He is still waiting for the ship to take him back to England: he is very anxious to go back home, but also very satisfied with what he accomplished on the Continent - and he paid the greatest attention to the family of Orange for their greatest kindness.
He encloses here a letter from the Pirnce of Orange [William I].
Place Of WritingLa Hague
LanguageEnglish
Extent1 document (3 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted.
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