CollectionCorrespondence of William IV
ReferenceGEO/MAIN/45098-45099
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from the Duke of Clarence to Lord Melville
Date26 May 1814
WriterClarence and St Andrews, William, Duke of
AddresseeMelville, 2nd Viscount
DescriptionThe Duke communicates the Prince Regent's intention not to be present at the arrival of the two Sovereigns [Emperor of Russia and King of Prussia?] in England; he advises they should land at Deal as, according to Lord Rosslyn, it would be more convenient for all the Troops, and for the Scotch [Scots] Greys in particular.. Tomorrow he will send Lord Melville the plan of their journey.
He requests sets of Bunting Russians and Prussian Flanders [?]
In a Post Scriptum note the Duke specifies that he will keep the HMS Apollo agreeable to what he has been informed by said by Captain Blackwood [Vice-Admiral Sir Henry Blackwood, 1st Baronet].
Place Of Writingaboard HMS Impregnable in the Downs
NotesEnclosed to the previous one.
LanguageEnglish
Extent1 document (3 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted
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