CollectionCorrespondence of William IV
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from the Duke of Clarence to Colonel John McMahon
Date26 March 1814
WriterClarence and St Andrews, William, Duke of
AddresseeMcMahon, John, Colonel
DescriptionReferring to the concern expressed in a previous letter [GEO/MAIN/45045-45046] with regard to the kind of ship the Grand Duchess Catherine [Pavlovna of Russia] was offered by the Admiral to travel to England [she was, initially, to travel on board of a Cheerful Cutter, a small and unsuitable means of transport for the Grand Duchess, according to the Duke of Clarence]. The Duke has, however, managed to make arrangements for her to travel aboard the HMS Jason. They will leave for England the day after - and will try to land as close as possible to London, according to the Grand Duchess's desire.
Place Of Writingon board of HMS Jason
Extent1 document (4 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted.
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PublicationsPublished in A. Aspinall "The Letters of King George IV, 1812-1830" (London, 1938) Vol. 1; no. 417
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