CollectionCorrespondence of William IV
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from Lord William FitzRoy to the Duke of Clarence
Date26 April 1814
WriterFitzRoy, William, Lord
AddresseeClarence and St Andrews, William, Duke of
DescriptionInforming the Duke of having successfully delivered his letters to the King of France [Louis XVIII] and [Marie-Thérèse Charlotte] Duchess of Angoulême; their answers are coming with the Lieutenant of the Monmouth[shire, Henry Charles Somerset, 6th Duke of Beaufort]. FitzRoy is also forwarding a speech the Major and Corporation of Dunkirk had intended to present to his Royal Highness in Calais.
The King of France departed from Paris in perfect health. Lord Lennox [Lieutenant-Colonel Lord John George Lennox] arrived last night with dispatches from Lord Wellington at Toulouse mentioning an armistice between armies which took place there, and confirming an account of the sortie from Bayonne - with the exception that there was no treachery by the Governor of Bayonne's as expected.
He is sending an account of the officers killed, wounded and missing, after Bayonne.
Place Of WritingCalais
Extent1 document (2 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted
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