CollectionCorrespondence of William IV
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from Prince William to George III
Date23 May 1786
WriterWilliam, Prince (1765-1837)
AddresseeGeorge III, King
DescriptionPrince William speaks about the necessity of keeping the officers at proper distance, but without pride. This is an important matter for the King.
Thanking again the King for having granted him the promotion to Captain, although he feels he did not deserve it.
Place Of Writingaboard HMS Pegasus in Plymouth Sound
Extent1 document (3 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted
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PublicationsPublished in "The Later Correspondence of George III, 1783-1793", I, edited by A Aspinall; no 296, p. 224.
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