ADOLPHUS FREDERICK, Duke of Cambridge. 20111



Autograph Letter Signed ‘Adolphus Frederick’, to “My dear Duke”, informing him with pleasure that he has found the “perfect” Blood-Hound for the Duke, and that this dog will be sent to England for forwarding to Scotland. 2 pp. 8 x 7 inches, in fine condition. Hanover, 25 September 1829. Adolphus Frederick, Duke of Cambridge (1774-1850), tenth child of King George III and Queen Charlotte. In 1816 the Duke of Cambridge, on behalf of King William IV, was appointed to the viceroyalty of Hanover, which at the treaty of Vienna (1814) had been elevated from an electorate to a kingdom. His correspondent is General George Duncan Gordon, 5th Duke of Gordon (1770 – 1836), styled Marquess of Huntly until 1827.