Letter from Queen Charlotte to Lady Charlotte Finch

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Title

Letter from Queen Charlotte to Lady Charlotte Finch

Date Created

7 October 1775

Creator

Charlotte, Queen Consort to George III

Description

I have the pleasure to acquaint You that my dear Children underwent their operation with all possible and more than expected for Heroism I trust that same Providence which has hitherto given me uncommon success in all my undertakings, will not withhold it from me at this time'; requests 'either the pattern or one of the ruffles which You work'd in Gobbel stich'; regards to Lady Harriet [Conyers]; that her daughters will not go to town on 25th prolonging Lady Charlotte's stay with Lord Winchelsea; on Lady Mary [Somerset] Signed and dated at Kew 7 o'clock. Letter marked 'K' in top left hand corner and '179' in pencil in top right hand corner Note in a different hand on reverse: 'when some of the Pr. & Pses were inoculated for Small Pox & ?Ly. C. F. always went away - having never had it N.B.died aged 88 - not having had S. P. ! July 1813'

Language

English

Identifier

RA GEO/ADD/15/8157