Lot 1064: Caroline Of Brunswick



2015-09-16 14:12:09

Lot 1064: Caroline Of Brunswick: (1768-1821) Queen Of The United Kingdom 1820-21, Wife Of King George Iv. A.L.S., Caroline R, As Queen, Three Pages, 4To, Queen'S House, 21St June 1821, To Cardinal Consalvi, In French. The Queen ('La Reine Caroline') Writes In The Third Person And Announces That She Has Just Been Informed That His Eminence Cardinal Consalvi Has Withdrawn His Promise To Grant A Pension To Chevalier Bisei For The Long Service He Has Given The Holy Father, Continuing 'The Cardinal Must Surely Remember That In May 1819, His Eminence Promised The Princess Of Wales That The Pension Would Be Paid As Soon As Mr. Bisei Had Taken His Leave. Since The Beginning Of Her Stay In England, The Queen Has Been Reminding His Eminence Of This Matter Regarding The Chevalier Bisei, And Hence, The Queen Could Not Forget That Cardinal Consalvi Had Promised Her This A Second Time'. The Queen Further Remarks That She 'Regards This As An Act Of Justice For The Holy Father To Pay This Pension, And Its Arrears, Until The Chevalier Bisei Has Been Replaced, Which Is Right For Anyone Who Has Been A Long Time In Government Service'. Scarce. Vg. International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction October 2015 Saturday, 3rd October 2015 Estimate: £150-200
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