CollectionCorrespondence of William IV
ReferenceGEO/MAIN/45080-45081
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from the Duke of Clarence to Colonel John McMahon
Date[29 April 1814]
WriterClarence and St Andrews, William, Duke of
AddresseeMcMahon, John, Colonel
DescriptionThe Duke reports news of army officers being killed or wounded and of others who will retire; a situation that opens opportunities for his son [George Augustus Frederick FitzClarence] to purchase a commission to become Major.
He remains in Deal to dine with Admiral [Robert] Crown and the Russian Officers who have entertained the Duke so far at the expense of the Emperor Alexander [I].
Place Of WritingDeal
LanguageEnglish
Extent1 document (3 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted
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