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Autograph letter signed 'Munster' to 'Dear Sir', (George Augustus Frederick Fitzclarence, 1794-1842, from 1831 1st Earl of Munster, Major General, President of the Royal Asiatic Society of London, the eldest of the numerous children of the Duke of Clarence, afterwards William IV, by Mrs. Jordan)
1837 - saying "Nothing can be more kind . than your feeling Letter of condolence, on this very sad occasion and I thank you sincerely for your sympathy - Trusting Mrs Larcombe is well . Most faithfully yours Munster", 1 side 7¼" x 4½" black-edged, Brighton, 1st July laid down William IV had died on 20th June. Fitzclarence had a distinguished army career, including the Peninsula, where he was captured but escaped, and in India as ADC to the Marquess of Hastings. He was ADC to his father 1830-1837. He committed suicide by shooting himself, probably as a result of ill health.
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