CollectionCorrespondence of William IV
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from Prince William to George III
Date31 August 1785
WriterWilliam, Prince (1765-1837)
AddresseeGeorge III, King
DescriptionAt his arrival in Falmouth harbour Prince William met with Commodore Levison [Hon. John Leveson-Gower] that HMS Phaeton was not yet assigned to anyone [to command]. The Prince would like, therefore, to be made her Captain, and he is seeking the King's approval.
Place Of WritingTregothnan
Extent1 document (2 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted
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PublicationsPublished in "The Later Correspondence of George III", I, ed. Aspinall, pp. 183-184.
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