William IV

Scope and Content

Letter from William IV to state that "the King has great pleasure in complying with the wish conveyed to him through Lord Marlborough by the Royal Asiatic Society that His Majesty should become their Patron." Handwritten letter, mounted on a wooden frame. This letter was removed from a picture frame. (The original letter was replaced with a facsimile).

Related Material

The Minutes of the Council Meetings for the period the reign of William IV are likely to contain further information concerning his patronage.


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