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My dearest Son. I promised to write in case I should hear any thing & something I did hear which I do [[deletion]] d [[/deletion]] not like The Kg has just told me that on Wednesday when being in Town Ld Chatham had informed Him ^[[addition]] through the D of Portld. [[/addition]] that Capt Paine had demanded Orders for Sailing immediately as you expected the Princess immediately, & that moreover You had sent Hislop to desire the Princess to come by Holland directly & that she was expected in [[deletion]] [[unclear]] [[/deletion]] there every Hour. That being the Case He gave every directions Necessary to Gorton about the Yachts, & just now told me that Paine was to Sail on Tuesday next. All this Story I took the Liberty to doubt You know I told You the Kgs Orders were sent to Ld Malmsbury to acquaint Him when the Princess Could set Out. No Answer came to that Letter, & I am convinced You have too much good Breeding as to think of directing when the Kg is to Order. All this I said & aided that Hislop was gone with Yr Picture & ordered to come over with Her. I must however say that when I asked the Kg about the Ladies He told me they must get ready to go