CollectionCorrespondence of William IV
ReferenceGEO/MAIN/45090-45091
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from the Duke of Clarence to the King of Prussia
Date18 May 1814
WriterClarence and St Andrews, William, Duke of
AddresseeFrederick William III, King of Prussia
DescriptionThe Duke is commanded by the Prince Regent to proceed with a Fleet to Boulogne Road in order to bring the King of Prussia, the Emperor of Russia [Alexander I] and the Emperor of Austria [Francis II], from the coast of France over to England. The Emperor of Russia will travel on board of HMS Sovereign, while the Emperor of Austria will be on board HMY Royal Charlotte; the King of Prussia, on the other hand, can decide whether to proceed aboard either these yachts, or on the Duke's flagship, HMS Impregnable.
Thanking the King for the kindness received from Generals B├╝low and Bessel during the time the Duke spent in Flanders with the Russian Army.
Place Of Writingaboard HMS Impregnable in the Downs
LanguageEnglish
Extent1 document (3 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted
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