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Correspondence relating to the planning and organisation of the Great Exhibition

Prince Albert, Prince Consort (1819-61)

15 Oct 1851. Prince Albert to Dr. Lyon Playfair 15 Oct 1851

Loose typescript paper | 1 document (2 pages) (whole object) | RC/H/1/8/90

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Copy of a letter in which Prince Albert thanks Dr. Lyon Playfair, apologises for the delay in awarding his medal and offers him the post of Gentleman Usher vacated by Colonel Reid.

Originals: For original see VIC/MAIN/F/25/25 (Royal Archives).
  • Creator(s)

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    Prince Albert, Prince Consort (1819-61) (writer) [15 October 1851]

    Sir Lyon Playfair, 1st Baron Playfair of St Andrews (1818-98) (addressee)

  • 1 document (2 pages) (whole object)

  • Object type(s)
      • printed & manuscript material
        • documents
          • correspondence
  • Place of Production
    Windsor Castle