Letter from Queen Charlotte to Lady Charlotte Finch

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Title

Letter from Queen Charlotte to Lady Charlotte Finch

Date Created

6 ?September 1771

Creator

Charlotte, Queen Consort to George III

Description

On William's concern for the Duke ('what satisfaction must not you feel Madam in seing Your pains bestowed upon that little bud not quite lost it begins to strike a root, may God grant it to be a strong one, and the flower it bears may prove to be the pleasure of mankind'); the illness of the Duke [of Gloucester, Prince William Henry]; on the Princess of Wales [Princess Augusta] 'she said to me Yesterday that is a great deal to lose five Children in twelve Years, and every one had some good qualities, but poor William is a true Friend to mankind'; encloses letter to [her son] William Signed and dated at 'Q. H' [Queens House] 12 o'clock. With '178' written in pencil in top right hand corner Envelope addressed to Kew with 'Q' written in top right hand corner. With seal Note on contents on reverse in a different hand

Language

English

Identifier

RA GEO/ADD/15/8152