CollectionCorrespondence of William IV
ReferenceGEO/MAIN/44645-44646
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from Prince William to George III
Date1 August 1783
WriterWilliam, Prince (1765-1837)
AddresseeGeorge III, King
DescriptionPrince William informs his father of his imminent arrival in Hanover, remarks that the passage was rough and that the yacht should go anywhere but Stade. Requests that the King promotes the midshipman of the yacht as per the custom of the Royal Family. Congratulates the King and Queen on the coming birth of Princess Amelia and expects the Queen to have been taken to bed for the arrival of the new baby.
Place Of Writingaboard HMS Princess Augusta
LanguageEnglish
Extent1 document (3 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted
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