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                                        >RAA/SEC/2/134/3 G. Couper, Ingestre House, to Sir Martin Archer Shee 08 Jul 1840
Reference CodeRAA/SEC/2/134/3
TitleG. Couper, Ingestre House, to Sir Martin Archer Shee
Date08 Jul 1840
Extent & Medium1p.
Previous Reference CodesR 26, 1187
Historical BackgroundThere had been an assassination attempt on Queen Victoria and Prince Albert on Constitution Hill on 10 June 1840, as they travelled to visit the Duchess of Kent in Belgrave Square.
Content DescriptionLetter on behalf of the Duchess of Kent, thanking the President and members of the RA for their congratulatory address following the late providential escape of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.