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James Ambuske on researching George III’s papers in the Royal Archives

Posted on: May 25th, 2016 by geoIII No Comments

James Ambuske, University of Virginia, was the inaugural Omohundro Institute Georgian Papers Fellows and spent last September researching at the Royal Archives.  In 1768, the Philadelphia physician Benjamin Rush toured the House of Lords during a visit to London. He persuaded his guide to allow him to sit upon George III’s throne, an experience that deeply… Read More »