[Letters in response to invitations to dine with the King at St. James's Palace on Tuesday, 16 April 1833] 

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[Letters in response to invitations to dine with the King at St. James's Palace on Tuesday, 16 April 1833]

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Bentley-Blake Collection


19 items.

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Collection of replies to an invitation by King William IV to a dinner at St. James's Palace on April 16th, 1833. The invitees are all Knights of the Honourable Order of the Bath. Collected by George Cumberland, Genealogist of the Order of the Bath.

Holographs, signed.

The items have various partial watermarks.

Two of the items have remnants of red wax seals.

[Sir Richard Le Poer Trench, 2nd] Earl of Clancarty, Garbally, [co. Galway] 4. March 1833 -- Lieut. General Sir George Walker, March 6th, 1833 -- General Sir Gordon Drummond, 6th March 1883 -- [William Beresford], Lord [i.e. 1st Viscount Beresford], Cavendish Square, March 2 -- Sir George Barlow, [1st Baronet], Farnham, Surry [i.e. Surrey], March 4th, 1833 -- [General] Sir William Keppel, March 6th, 1833 -- [Arthur Wellesley, 1st] Duke of Wellington, London, March 1, 1833 -- Lord [John Cradock, 1st Baron] Howden, March 7, 1833 -- Admiral Lord De Saumarez [i.e. James Saumarez, 1st Baron de Saumarez], Portman Square, March 2nd, 1833 -- General Lord Hill [i.e. General Rowland Hill, 1st Viscount Hill of Almaraz], March 1st [1833] -- Lord [Henry Wellesley, 1st Baron] Cowley, April 16th, 1833 -- General Sir Edw[ar]d Paget, March 6th, 1833 -- Lord [Stapleton Stapleton-Cotton, 1st Viscount] Combermere, Combermere Abbey, April 8, 1833 -- [Field Marshal] Sir George Nugent, [1st Baronet], Westhorpe House, Harlow, March 4th, 1833 -- General Sir John Doyle, 4, Somerset Street, Portman Square, 9th March, 1833 -- [General] Sir Alex[ander] Hope, [Royal] Hospital, Chelsea, March 22d, 1833 -- General Sir William Henry Clinton, 4th March, 1833.

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Blake no.996A (Box 18)


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Nobility -- Great Britain -- Correspondence
Order of the Bath -- Correspondence
William IV, King of Great Britain, 1765-1837 -- Correspondence




Cumberland, George, 1754-1848, curator, William IV, King of Great Britain, 1765-1837, association


Manuscript (incl. letter)

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