The following letter was recieved by the Rev. Henry Moule of Fordington from Prince Albert’s private secretary The Hon. Colonel C.B. Phipps in response to his letter concerning the conditions at Fordington and the Cholera ourbreak.
BALMORAL, September 16th, 1854.
SIR, — I have received the commands of His Royal Highness the Prince to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 12th inst., which His Royal Highness has directed to be laid before the Council of the Duchy of Cornwall, at its first meeting, when it win, in common with all other representations made to them, receive the careful attention of the members of that body.
You are probably aware that His Royal Highness has no separate or personal authority in the management of the property of the Duchy of Cornwall.
I have the honour to be, Sir,
Your obedient humble Servant,
C. B. PHIPPS.
THE REV. H. MOULE.