CollectionCorrespondence of William IV
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from the Duke of Clarence to Colonel John McMahon
Date1 June 1814
WriterClarence and St Andrews, William, Duke of
AddresseeMcMahon, John, Colonel
DescriptionThe Duke informs McMahon that Planta [Joseph, Secretary to Viscount Castlereagh] has arrived with the peace in time to embark with Lord Burghesh [General John Fane]. Some Officers [Blacker, Platoff, Schumer] are givingup their beds to accommodate the Sovereigns and their suites. He sent a trader to Deal to buy bedsets. There would be space for accommodating two more Princes, but the Duke thinks that inconvenient as it would mean more work for him.
He asks George Rose to explain the situation of affairs to Lord Melville.
Place Of Writingaboard HMS Impregnable, at Boulogne Roads
Extent1 document (4 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted
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