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Court and Private Life in the Time of Queen Charlotte (Volume 1); Being the Journals of Mrs. Papendiek, Assistant Keeper of the Wardrobe and Reader to (Paperback) Loot Price: R278
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Court and Private Life in the Time of Queen Charlotte (Volume 1); Being the Journals of Mrs. Papendiek, Assistant Keeper of the Wardrobe and Reader to (Paperback)

Charlotte Louise Henrietta Papendiek

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1887. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER X. An unpleasant surprise--Dr. and Miss Herschel--Stag and hare-hunting--The King's hunters--The Pohls--Lace--Price of provisions- The Queen's birthday--Weather-bound in London--Drury Lane-- Dr. Herschel and his telescope--History of Dr. Herschel--The Astronomer Royal--Discovery of the planet Georgium Sidus or Uranus --Death of Mr. Pitt--Horn, organist of St. George's Chapel--David, the tenor--Debts of the Prince of Wales--He declares himself a bankrupt--Presents on coming of age--Attempt on the King's life-- Thoughtful kindness of the Spanish Ambassador--Sunday schools-- Baron Hordenberg--He leaves England--Illness of Princess Elizabeth--Birth of Mrs. Papendiek's third child, Frederick--Seriously ill--Presents--Loss of 15/.--Inoculation--Re-arrangement of the royal household--The Duke of York in Germany--Mr. Magnolley associated with Mr. Papendiek--Mr. Brown--Lady Charlotte Finch-- Death of Prince Octavius--Mrs. Harris--Princess Elizabeth ordered to ride--Review on Ashford Common--The ' Messiah '--The Marquis of Carmarthen--Alterations in fashion--The Eton Montem--Dr- Herschel and Mrs. Pitt. A Holiday we now had to Slough, and little Charlotte's delight was unbounded. Could we have remained there for a few days what a mutual comfort it would have been but servants then, as now, would not assist beyond their engagements. Our house in town had been let this last quarter, so that, at last, was off our hands, and George Papendiek became our inmate again at Windsor. Then I had a surprise--an unpleasant one, I must admit, as I did not feel equal to it--by a visit from Mr. Papendiek's father, who came over with the quarterly messenger from Hanover. He was very jaded when he arrived, poor man, and sadly oppressed by the rapidity of his journey, bu...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Charlotte Louise Henrietta Papendiek
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 76
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-08255-8
Barcode: 9781151082558
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LSN: 1-151-08255-4

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