Lot #317
King George III Autograph Letter Signed

King George III writes in hopes of a speedy recovery from a "Severe attack on the Lungs"
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Estimate: $600+

Description

King George III writes in hopes of a speedy recovery from a "Severe attack on the Lungs"

ALS signed “George R,” one page, 7.25 x 9, April 28, 1805. Handwritten letter to the Marchioness of Sligo, written from Windsor Castle. In full: "The King desires the Marchioness of Sligo if She finds a proper opportunity to express to His invaluable Friend Mrs. Howe the regret with which He has heard of Her Severe attack on the Lungs, but as the account of yesterday was so much better than the former days, He greatly trusts that Her known Sense and Resolution added to great strength of Constitution will restore her health and enable her to pursue her amusements as prior to this Attack, and that He shall most Sincerely rejoice at hearing Her with Her usual Vivacity call to Her Assistance Her favorite Bishop. His Majesty will be most anxious for the further account expected by His Dear Daughter Princess Amelia this Evening." In fine condition. Accompanied by the original hand-addressed cover, with King George III's red wax seal intact.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts, Ft. Revolutionary War
  • Dates: #612 - Ended July 14, 2021





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