CollectionCorrespondence of William IV
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from Prince William to George III
Date18 October 1779
WriterWilliam, Prince (1765-1837)
AddresseeGeorge III, King
DescriptionPrince William is sorry that the the King has received a poor account of his behaviour and he will never be in such a temper again, having received good advice from Admiral Digby and Mr Majendie. The ship has been in port and the Prince has been to the Isle of Wight several times and shooting near the Duke of Montagu's seat.
The Prince has been burnt on the foot by a cinder from the fire, which has turned into a sore.
There have been several courts martial and Prince William has attended one upon Captain Crosby of the Heart of Oak.
Prince William is pleased to hear a satisfactory account of his brother, Edward, but is shocked to hear of the death of Captain Farmer.
Place Of Writingaboard HMS Prince George at Spithead
Extent1 document (4 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted
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