Lot 1058: George Iii



2015-09-16 14:12:08

Lot 1058: George Iii: (1738-1820) King Of The United Kingdom 1760-1820. L.S., Madame Ma Soeur, Votre Bon Frere, George R, As King, One Page, 4To, Court At St. James'S, 6Th August 1783, To The Queen Of The Two Sicilies, In French. The King Informs His Correspondent About The Happy Childbirth Event Of The Princess, Thanking The Lord For Such Gift, And Stating 'The Birth Of A Princess…Which Represents An Increase Of My Happiness..'. With Integral Address Leaf, Bearing Two Red Wax Seals With Ribbons, In Very Fine Condition. Few Very Small Tears To The Upper Edge. G Although The Letter Is Addressed To The Queen Of The Two Sicilies, A Kingdom Proclaimed In 1816, The Letter Is Most Probably Written To Maria Carolina Of Austria (1752-1814) Queen Of Naples And Sicily, As Wife Of King Ferdinand Iv & Iii. Born An Austrian Archduchess, She Was Daughter Of Empress Maria Theresa And Emperor Francis I. Princess Amelia Of The United Kingdom (1783-1810) Youngest Daughter Of King George Iii And Queen Consort Charlotte Of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. She Died At The Early Age Of 27. International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction October 2015 Saturday, 3rd October 2015 Estimate: £300-400
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