CollectionCorrespondence of William IV
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from Prince William to George III, written
Date3 September 1779
WriterWilliam, Prince (1765-1837)
AddresseeGeorge III, King
DescriptionThe Prince reports about the alarm caused by the presence of the combined French and Spanish fleets in the Channel and the response of the British fleet to the threatened invasion.
The HMS Prince George celebrated the Prince of Wales's birthday by firing many great guns and small arms.
Place Of Writingaboard HMS Prince George, at St Helens
Extent1 document (4 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted
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