Brighton News Story — 9 April 1804: Soldiers drawn out to greet the Prince

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On Monday last, about seven o’clock in the evening, the Prince of Wales arrived at his Pavilion in Brighton.  A division of the Sussex Militia was drawn out an placed opposite the Pavilion, to await his Royal Highness’s approach, but the vehicle which conveyed him was drawn with such velocity, that the soldiers had hardly time to present arms, e’er the Prince alighted in the stable yard.

From The Sussex Weekly Advertiser,  9 April, 1804

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