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Correspondence relating to the planning and organisation of the Great Exhibition

Prince Albert, Prince Consort (1819-61)

[Dec 1861] Prince of Wales to the Horticultural Society 1 Jan 1861

Loose typescript paper | 1 document (4 pages) (whole object) | RC/H/1/17/40

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Copy of a draft letter to the Horticultural Society from Albert, Prince of Wales, requesting, at Queen Victoria's behast, that the memorial to the Exhibition of 1851, planned for the Horticultural Gardens, should be surmounted by a statue of Prince Albert rather than her own as originally planned.

Originals: For original see VIC/MAIN/F/27/119 (Royal Archives).
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    Prince Albert, Prince Consort (1819-61) (writer)

    Royal Horticultural Society [London] (addressee)

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