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His Royal. Hizimini
Thi Piimipis Charbelli

Walisis dair Coburg.
O'ngrantedy, Hi Aleyes from a féminazione

Accompanying the Biographical Memvirby I. Bonth ivu're street in een

BIOGRAPHICAL MEMOIR

OF THE

PUBLIC AND PRIVATE LIFE

OF THE MUCH LAMENTED
PRINCESS CHARLOTTE AUGUSTA
OF WALES AND SAXE-COBURG:

ILLUSTRATED WITH
Recollections, Anecdotes, and Traits of Character,

INCLUDING
INCIDENTAL OBSERVATIONS

UPON PERSONS AND EVENTS CONNECTED WITH THE

SUBJECT OF THE MEMOIR;

ACCOMPANIED BY
EXPLANATORY AND AUTHENTIC DOCUMENTS

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London:
Printed by J. Barfield, Wardour-Street, Printer to H. R. H. the Prince Regent,
FOR JOHN BOOTH, DUKE - STREET, PORTLAND - PLACE;

HATCHARD, PICCADILLY; EGERTON, WHITEHALL;
RODWELL & MARTIN, BOND-ST.; CHAPPLE, PALL-MALL;
AND LONGMAN, HURST, REES, ORME AND BROWN,
PATERNOSTER-ROW.

1817.

ADDRESS

THERE is a period in domestic grief-in sorrowing for departed relatives—when our best solace is found in conversing upon our loss when the most cordial balm to the throbbing heart is to be extracted from the retrospect of their virtues. That similar feelings exist, whilst suffering under Public Calamity, is a truth that incontestibly points out the propriety of OBITUARY BIOGRAPHY; and, the Publisher trusts, will even supply the best apology, if apology were necessary, for the unexpected and unavoidable delay in the appearance of the present Work.

That the delay has not been unprofitable, he hopes the number and variety of Personal Anecdotes will sufficiently evince to the most casual reader; whilst, by the numerous friends who have so cheerfully and copiously supplied him with materials, he is fully conscious no

ADDRESS,

explanation, under all the circumstances, is required.

To them, it therefore only remains for him to offer his most heartfelt thanks for the readiness of their communications, and their generous anxiety for the success of the Work,

To the Public it may be proper to observe, that in the necessary rapidity of compilation, and the attempt to preserve a due chronological arrangement of facts and anecdotes which have been pouring in during its progress through the press, some inaccuracies may have arisen. These, however, he trusts, are too few in number, and too trifling in effect, to weigh in any important degree against the originality and interest of the biographical portrait here presented of

OUR DEPARTED PRINCESS.

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