17th November 1842
By the MASTER PILOTS AND SEAMEN of the
CORPORATION of the TRINITY HOUSE, NEWCASTLE upon TYNE.
With the Freedom of their Corporation enclosed
TO HIS IMPERIAL HIGHNESS
The Archduke Frederick of Austria
On the Occasion of his late Visit to their Ancient Town.
IN TESTIMONY OF THEIR APPROBATION OF HIS
Gallant and Seaman-like Conduit
WHILST IN COMMAND OF ONE OF HIS
IMPERIAL MAJESTY THE EMPEROR OF AUSTRIA'S FRIGATES
IN CONJUCTION WITH HER
Britannic Majesty's Fleet
Under the Command of
Rear Admiral Stopford on the Coast of Syria
in the Year 1840.'
Accompanied by a letter from the Master Pilots and Seamen of the Corporation of the Trinity House of Newcastle to his Imperial Highness the Archduke Frederick of Austria, dated 17 November 1842.
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