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Letter from the Duke of Wellington to the Prince Regent, 2 July 1815


"Your Royal Highness will see in my report of this date to the Secretary of State the strong grounds we have for hoping that we shall bring affairs here to the conclusion most wished for by Your Royal Highness without a farther effusion of blood"

“the glorious Victory which the British and Allied Armies under the command of the Duke of Wellington, have obtained over Napoleon”

“my joy is above the Power of Words at this moment, and I trust that not many such Battles will be required to put an end to this melancholy renewal of War”

Royal Archives GEO/MAIN/21720, Royal Archives GEO/MAIN/36748, Royal Archives GEO/MAIN/21710-11

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