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DEATH 1 OF THE H PRINCESS AUGUSTA. I The Princess Augusta expired at seventeen minutes past nine o'Clock last night, at Clarence | House, St. James's, after a long and very trying illness, which her Royal Highness bore with the utmost patience and meekness. i Throughout the progress of her painful malady, her Royal Highness exhibited the greatest resig- nation, fulfilling, in the intervals of freedom from â suffering, her religious ond devotional duties. With I B the exception of a few hours previous to her decease, | â the Princess retained her conciousness to the last, 1 I or at least, was easily roused to a state of con- â sciousness, and during this painful trial, her Royal | â Highness constantly maintained that amiability of 11 y y H temper which always characterised her. fl Hj The last moments of the Princess were attended B Hby all the Royal Family in town, viz., the Queen | H Dowager, the Duchess of Gloucester, the Princess â Sophia, the Duke of Sussex, and the Duke of â Cambridge; and also by her Royal Highnesses H medical attendants, Sir Henry Halford and Mr. H Moore, together with the Rev. J. R. Wood, Chap- H lain to her Majesty the Queen Dowager. I H All the Royal Family, had been in anxious at- H tendance on their relation from an early hour yes- Kj terday morning, remaining to the last by the bed- â side of her Royal Highness. jj D Immediately after the malancholy event, the Kg Duke of Sussex despatched one of his Equerries I Col. Sir A. Macdonald, to Windsor Castle, to 8 convey the melancholy tidings to her Majesty. H Information was also forwarded to the Princess B â Sophia Matilda at Broadstairs. I H Her Majesty the Queen Dowager, and the other â members of the Royal Family, took their depar- ture from Clarence House at half-past ten o'clock.

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