CollectionCorrespondence of William IV
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from Prince William to George III
Date24 November 1779
WriterWilliam, Prince (1765-1837)
AddresseeGeorge III, King
DescriptionAs the fleet will be laid up for the winter, the Prince will soon be home. He hopes that his conduct will show he has learnt nothing bad and he has not been affected by the vice he has seen or by the roughness peculiar to most seaman. The Prince's studies with Mr Majendie have been little interrupted and he has learnt many things about common life, as well as martial discipline and the severity arising from it.
Place Of Writingaboard HMS Prince George at Spithead
Extent1 document (3 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted
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