CollectionCorrespondence of William IV
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from the Duke of Clarence to George IV
Date7 June 1825
WriterClarence and St Andrews, William, Duke of
AddresseeGeorge IV, King
DescriptionAt the request of the Earl of Erroll [William Hay, 18th Earl of Erroll, Lord Steward of the Household and husband to Elizabeth, daughter of the Duke of Clarence], the Duke is forwarding an important message from the Earl [in which he declares his intention to resign as one of the King's Lords of the Bedchamber]. The Duke explains that, although as a Scotch Peer the Earl felt obliged to vote for the Corn Bill, he would always support the King on any other front.
Place Of WritingAdmiralty
NotesEarl Erroll's letter is not attached here; it was published, however, in "The Letters of King George IV, 1812-1830", III, ed. Aspinall, no 1346, p. 247.
Extent1 document (1 page)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted
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