PRINCE EDWARD DUKE OF KENT & STRATHEARN
Prince Edward Duke of Kent & Strathearn, Prince Augustus Frederick Duke of Sussex
Signed Address Panel - 1806
Address panel of correspondence to The Right Honourable Gentleman the Earl of Moira (misspelled as Moria; who later became the Marquess of Hastings) at St. James's Place; from and signed by Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn, dated December 15, 1806 with postal stamp, lacking the duke's black wax royal seal. Typical folds with common tear at original point of seal adhesion.
Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn (1767-1820) was the fourth son and fifth child of King George III of the United Kingdom and the father of Queen Victoria.
He was the first member of the royal family to live in North America for more than a short visit (1791-1800) and, in 1794, the first prince to enter the United States after independence.