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State papers, mainly relating to Germany

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State papers, mainly relating to Germany
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Extent and format
ff. iv + 124.
Grey paper over board, with vellum spine. Printed label, 'No. 50', on the front pastedown.
Scope and content
Transcripts and translations of state papers mainly conc. relations with Germany; 1754-65, with some earlier material. English, French. Contents:-

(1) Statement by Frederick, Landgrave of Hesse, on his conversion to Catholicism, giving assurances on the education of his children and on the Evangelical faith in his lands, 1, 28 Oct. 1754. fols. 1-28v;-

(2) Several sketches of the character of the Princess Sophia Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, before her marriage to George III, c. 1761. fols. 29-31;-

(3) Note of a verbal communication by George Grenville to Prussian ministers, 5 Aug. 1762, and note of a despatch from William Pitt to Sir Benjamin Keene conc. Hanover, 1757. fols. 32, 33;-

(4) Two draft letters of George III, 9 Dec. 1763, to Charles William Frederick, Hereditary Prince of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, and Charles, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, conc. the proposed marriage of the Princess Augusta, sister of George III, to the Prince. French. fols. 34-7v;-

(5) Draft instructions and letters for envoys, including a number to George Cressener, Ambassador to the three ecclesiastical Electors, 1763-5. fols. 38-112;-

(6) Summary of letters relating to the affairs of Hanover, 8 Dec. 1703-25 Sept. 1705. fols. 113-21;-

(7) Summary of papers conc. the education of the royal grandchildren, settling the Crown of Great Britain on males, and separating the King's German dominions from the Crown of Great Britain, 20 Jan. 1717/18-4 May 1719. fols. 122-3v.

Index, fol. 124.
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