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Browsing: Adams Family Correspondence, Volume 6


This foot note contained in document ADMS-04-06-02-0154
12. The Morning Chronicle and London Advertiser for 7 Dec. announced that “their Majesties will not go to the Theatre till after the publick mourning for her Majesty's brother the late prince of Mecklinburgh Strelitz.” This was George Augustus, prince of Mecklinburgh-Strelitz, a major general in the service of Austria. He died on 9 Nov. at Trynau, Hungary; his funeral was held on 12 Nov. at Pösing, Hungary (Gazette de Leyde, 2 and 6 Dec.).