Letter signed : Versailles, to "Madam, my sister" [Charlotte, Queen, consort of George III, King of Great Britain, 1744-1818], 1788 Jan. 7.

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Letter signed : Versailles, to "Madam, my sister" [Charlotte, Queen, consort of George III, King of Great Britain, 1744-1818], 1788 Jan. 7.

Announcing the arrival in England of the Marquis de la Luzerne, his new ambassador to the King. The marquis will convey personal messages from Louis to her. (During 1788 King George was insane, and his Queen was managing the royal household. Luzerne, who had been the French Minister to the U.S. during the Revolution, 1779-1783, was suspended within the year).

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