Autograph Note, entirely in the King’s hand, requesting that “Sir Stanier Porter will send the Box that accompanies this to Lord North at Bushy Park”. 2 lines on 1 page 9 x 7 inches, in very good condition, with an integral blank leaf. Queens House, 14 January 1781 “52 m[inutes] p[as]t 5 P.M.” King George III (reigned 1760-1820). Sir Stanier Porter, diplomat and courtier. Frederick North (1732-92), known as Lord North, was Prime Minister from 1770-1782 and was largely responsible for the measures which led to the loss of America.