CollectionCorrespondence of William IV
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from Prince William to George III
Date5 June 1786
WriterWilliam, Prince (1765-1837)
AddresseeGeorge III, King
DescriptionThe Prince received orders and instructions from Commodore Elliot [John] and the ship is ready for sea.
He has also received from Lord Howe a copy of the King's orders on foreign stations, to the commanding officers; from this it is evident that the Pegasus, and Prince William on it, will stay abroad until October 1789.
He appointed a good draftsman as School master on board.
The letter ends with Prince William's considerations about his professional and personal conduct.
Place Of WritingGuernsey
Extent1 document (4 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted
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