CollectionCorrespondence of William IV
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleCopy of a letter from Sir John Poer Beresford to the Duke of Clarence
Date26 April 1814
WriterBeresford, John Poo, Sir
AddresseeClarence and St Andrews, William, Duke of
DescriptionBeresford informs the Duke of Clarence of the safe return of the King of France [Louis XVIII], his family and his belongings back to France; his return to the Downs, however, has been delayed by adverse winds and, because of the tides, both the Royal Sovereign Yacht and the HMS Royal Charlotte, might have to wait for seven more days to leave Calais.
Place Of WritingCalais Harbour
Extent1 document (2 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted
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