CollectionCorrespondence of William IV
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from Prince William to George, Prince of Wales
Date22 February 1786
WriterWilliam, Prince (1765-1837)
AddresseeGeorge, Prince of Wales (1762-1830)
DescriptionPrince William comments on their parents attitude towards them: he is convinced the Queen and King love them, but, the King's behaviour towards Prince William in particular makes it clear that he is better to stay away from home. William is happy with that but not to be sent to America as he would like to be able to choose the station where to serve.
He reminds George to send the money he asked for: to help a friend - from a situation that should remain a secret.
Place Of Writingaboard HMS Hebe in Falmouth Harbour
Extent1 document (3 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted.
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PublicationsPublished in "The Correspondence of George Prince of Wales, 1770-1789", I, ed. Aspinall, pp. 220-221.
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