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Pelham-Holles, Thomas (1693-1768) 1st Duke of Newcastle, statesman

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Alternative name(s):
  • Newcastle, 1st Duke of (Also known as)
Surname: Pelham-Holles
Pretitle: Sir
Forenames: Thomas
Gender: Male
Date: 1693-1768
Title: 1st Duke of Newcastle
History: Lord Chamberlain 1715; Southern Secretary 1724-1748; First Lord of the Treasury 1754-1756. Brother of Henry Pelham. Created Duke of Newcastle 1715.
Biography: ODNB link for Holles, Thomas Pelham- (1693-1768) 1st Duke of Newcastle, statesman
References: Oxford DNB; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P276052 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P150590 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Thomas Pelham-Holles
Collections
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1
3 November 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle: Lord Cathcart has volunteered to be the second hostage in...
The National Archives, Kew
2
2 November 1748: Cumberland to Robinson, congratulating him on his part in the peace. He encloses a copy...
The National Archives, Kew
3
25 June 1748: Cumberland to Bedford: he assumes that Newcastle has left for Hanover and will write to...
The National Archives, Kew
4
21 June 1748: Bedford to Cumberland: he believes Cumberland will receive instructions for the money...
The National Archives, Kew
5
15 July 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle: he has forwarded Newcastle's dispatches to Sandwich. His...
The National Archives, Kew
6
15 July 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle: he proposes coming to England after the troops have been...
The National Archives, Kew
7
14 July 1748: Newcastle to Cumberland, enclosing letters to Sandwich and Bedford. Dated at Hanover....
The National Archives, Kew
8
30 December 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle: Lieutenant Colonel Cockayne has returned from Lille without any...
The National Archives, Kew
9
20 December 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle: adverse wind is still detaining him and the transports at...
The National Archives, Kew
10
27 November 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle: he has reduced Bragg's regiment to the Irish establishment and...
The National Archives, Kew
11
11 November 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle: the German troops are already in motion and he hopes to move...
The National Archives, Kew
12
29 October 1748: Cumberland to Bedford: there is only one transport ship employed in the king's service....
The National Archives, Kew
13
23 July 1748: Newcastle to Cumberland, enclosing letters to Sandwich and Hyndford. Dated at Hanover....
The National Archives, Kew
14
19 July 1748: Newcastle to Cumberland, enclosing letters from Sandwich showing the necessity of coming...
The National Archives, Kew
15
17 July 1748: Newcastle to Cumberland: extraordinary behaviour of the court of Vienna. He encloses a...
The National Archives, Kew
16
24 June 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle, enclosing the original of Sandwich's dispatch on the cease fire...
The National Archives, Kew
17
11 June 1748: Newcastle to Cumberland: he has been detained by contrary winds. Letters from...
The National Archives, Kew
18
18 June 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle: Bathiani and the Imperial Generals have taken their leave to...
The National Archives, Kew
19
7 June 1748: Newcastle to Cumberland, enclosing a letter to Sandwich. He hopes to see him soon at the...
The National Archives, Kew
20
14 June 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle: he has forwarded the dispatch to Sandwich, adding his opinion...
The National Archives, Kew
21
11 June 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle, enclosing a dispatch from Sandwich. He is not qualified to...
The National Archives, Kew
22
5 November 1748: Cumberland to Bedford: his satisfaction with the legal appointments in Scotland. Arrival...
The National Archives, Kew
23
29 October 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle: Bathiani to return to Vienna. Arrangements for the march of the...
The National Archives, Kew
24
8 July 1748: Bedford to Cumberland, enclosing a copy of his letter to Newcastle on his meeting with...
The National Archives, Kew
25
1 August 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle: interpretation of the declaration of 8 July. He hopes to be...
The National Archives, Kew
26
13 May 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle: comments on the Dutch troop specifications 'A' and 'B' [SP...
The National Archives, Kew
27
1746 Sep 16: Ligonier to Saxe, thanking him for sending the passports requested. His instructions...
The National Archives, Kew
28
1745 Aug 20: Newcastle to Cumberland, explaining the reason for his order to Crauford and Mordaunt to...
The National Archives, Kew
29
1745 Aug 17: Newcastle to Cumberland, enclosing a copy of his letter to Crauford and Mordaunt with...
The National Archives, Kew
30
1745 Aug 13: Newcastle to Cumberland: he encloses a copy of a letter from [Archibald Campbell] the...
The National Archives, Kew
31
1745 Jul 26: Newcastle to Cumberland: Cumberland is to maintain communication with the sea in order...
The National Archives, Kew
32
1745 Jul 26: Newcastle to Cumberland: the lords justices welcome Cumberland's decision to send...
The National Archives, Kew
33
1745 Jul 14: Newcastle to Kaunitz, enquiring as to why he has countermanded the order to inundate...
The National Archives, Kew
34
1745 Jul 14: Newcastle to Cumberland: alarm occasioned by a letter from Mr Hatton [consul at Ostend]....
The National Archives, Kew
35
1745 Jul 12: Newcastle to Cumberland: measures for the defence of Ostend. Dated (OS) at Whitehall....
The National Archives, Kew
36
1745 Jul 05: Newcastle to Cumberland: new contract with the court of Brussels for dry forage. The...
The National Archives, Kew
37
1745 Jun 21: Newcastle to Cumberland: the copies of Cumberland's letters to Harrington have, when...
The National Archives, Kew
38
1745 Jun 07: Newcastle to Cumberland: his last letter was, in Newcastle's absence, laid before the...
The National Archives, Kew
39
1745 May 21: Newcastle to Cumberland: Dutch dissatisfaction at the level of British reinforcements....
The National Archives, Kew
40
1745 May 07: Newcastle to Cumberland: he hopes Cumberland will approve the steps taken to make good...
The National Archives, Kew
41
1745 Sep 05: [John Leslie, Earl of] Rothes [to Newcastle], requesting that his brother James Leslie...
The National Archives, Kew
42
1745 Aug 26: Cumberland to Newcastle: surrender of Ostend under good conditions. Antwerp will now...
The National Archives, Kew
43
1745 Aug 20: Cumberland to Newcastle: he has sent Crauford and Mordaunt to command the British...
The National Archives, Kew
44
1745 Aug 04: Cumberland to Newcastle: the greatest service he could perform for the defence of Ostend...
The National Archives, Kew
45
1745 Aug 01: Cumberland to Newcastle: he doubts the French really intend to invade, but suggests that...
The National Archives, Kew
46
1745 Jul 26: Cumberland to Newcastle: concern at the loss of Ghent. Measures for the defence of...
The National Archives, Kew
47
1745 May 26: Cumberland to Newcastle: his pleasure at the resolution of the lords of the council on...
The National Archives, Kew
48
22 September 1747: General Wentworth to Newcastle, detailing skirmishes between Austro-Sardinian and French...
The National Archives, Kew
49
29 September 1747: Chesterfield to Cumberland: he is incredulous of Bathiani's professed ignorance of the...
The National Archives, Kew
50
29 September 1748: To Newcastle from Cumberland: Bathiani has received orders to march nearly all the...
The National Archives, Kew
51
3 October 1748: Newcastle to Cumberland, enclosing a copy of his letter to the plenipotentiaries at Aix....
The National Archives, Kew
52
27 September 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle, informing him of his return to Eindhoven on 24 September. Dated...
The National Archives, Kew
53
24 September 1748: Ligonier to Newcastle: covering letter for weekly return of British forces and sick...
The National Archives, Kew
54
25 August 1748: T Blackwell [to Newcastle], requesting the expedition of the patent to appoint him...
The National Archives, Kew
55
30 September 1748: Newcastle to Cumberland, enclosing orders for forwarding to the plenipotentiaries at Aix...
The National Archives, Kew
56
17 September 1748: Ligonier to Newcastle enclosing a weekly return of the troops [SP 87/25/74] and a sick...
The National Archives, Kew
57
7 September 1748: Ligonier to Newcastle: Cumberland left the previous evening. He hopes the sickness is...
The National Archives, Kew
58
29 July 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle, commending the bearer, Sir James Caldwell. Dated at...
The National Archives, Kew
59
28 June 1748: Cumberland to [Under Secretary Andrew] Stone: he expects Newcastle, Bentinck, Sandwich...
The National Archives, Kew
60
27 June 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle: the mistake in the proclamation regarding cessation of...
The National Archives, Kew
61
25 June 1748: Cumberland to Sandwich: rectification of the error in the interpretation of the peace...
The National Archives, Kew
62
23 June 1748: Cumberland to Sandwich: he agrees with Sandwich that a mistake has been made, and on...
The National Archives, Kew
63
27 May 1748: Newcastle to Cumberland, enclosing letters to Sandwich for his perusal. Dated (OS) at...
The National Archives, Kew
64
2 May 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle: the march of the Russians. The transports have arrived at...
The National Archives, Kew
65
29 April 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle: construction of a fort at 'Adeseer' Point [Scotland]. The duke...
The National Archives, Kew
66
29 April 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle: progress of the siege of Maastricht. The imperial artillery has...
The National Archives, Kew
67
22 April 1748: Newcastle to Cumberland, partially enciphered, enclosing two specifications of Dutch...
The National Archives, Kew
68
19 April 1748: Newcastle to Cumberland, enclosing a dispatch to Sandwich, who has been instructed to...
The National Archives, Kew
69
25 April 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle: French breaches of the neutrality of Aix la Chapelle. Progress...
The National Archives, Kew
70
23 April 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle: Sandwich's negotiations with St Severin. After joining the...
The National Archives, Kew
71
22 April 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle, enclosing a letter from Sandwich. Poor state of affairs in the...
The National Archives, Kew
72
12 April 1748: Newcastle to Cumberland: the king is impatient to hear the results of his letter to...
The National Archives, Kew
73
15 April 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle: fifty siege guns have been landed at Liège for Maastricht. His...
The National Archives, Kew
74
7 April 1748: Newcastle's note on his conversation with Wasner and Count Fleming on Dunkirk and...
The National Archives, Kew
75
5 April, 1748: Newcastle to Cumberland (private), enclosing a copy of a letter to Sandwich. The prince...
The National Archives, Kew
76
11April 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle: he is forwarding two packets from Sandwich under flying seal....
The National Archives, Kew
77
11 April 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle: Ligonier has crossed the Maas with 18 battalions and 18...
The National Archives, Kew
78
1 April 1748: Newcastle to Cumberland: Cumberland is to dispatch authorization for the 4,000 Austrian...
The National Archives, Kew
79
8 April 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle: he will inform the prince of Orange of the decision always to...
The National Archives, Kew
80
5 April 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle, expressing broad satisfaction with the appointments of sheriffs...
The National Archives, Kew
81
3 April 1748: Postscript to Cumberland's letter to Sandwich of 2 April [SP 87/24/46] enclosing...
The National Archives, Kew
82
5 April 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle: the weakness of the Dutch is due to mismanagement. He has added...
The National Archives, Kew
83
5 April 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle: Lieutenant Colonel Durand is about to set out for Vienna....
The National Archives, Kew
84
29 March 1748: Newcastle to Cumberland: congratulations on his recovery. He encloses a letter to be...
The National Archives, Kew
85
2 April 1748: Ligonier [to Newcastle]: Cumberland's recovery [from fever]. Lowendal's force, at 25,000...
The National Archives, Kew
86
25 March 1748: Newcastle to Cumberland: the necessity for Sandwich to sound St Severin on the...
The National Archives, Kew
87
25 March 1748: Newcastle to Cumberland, enclosing a letter from the lords of the admiralty stating that...
The National Archives, Kew
88
18 March 1748: Newcastle to Cumberland: he thanks him for the letters in cipher [SP 87/24/33, 34],...
The National Archives, Kew
89
26 March 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle: a messenger of M del Puerto, the Spanish ambassador, fell in...
The National Archives, Kew
90
18 March 1748: Newcastle to Cumberland: as the secretary at war is away, he will speak to Lieutenant...
The National Archives, Kew
91
26 March 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle, enclosing a state of the French army for the coming campaign...
The National Archives, Kew
92
18 March 1748: Newcastle to Cumberland, enclosing a list of the sheriffs depute appointed to the...
The National Archives, Kew
93
18 March 1748: Newcastle to Cumberland: in view of the weakness of the Dutch, the king is in favour of...
The National Archives, Kew
94
14 March 1748: Note on the financial distress of the Dutch republic given by Bentinck to Newcastle. ff....
The National Archives, Kew
95
15 March 1748: Newcastle to Cumberland, enclosing a note from Bentinck describing the financial...
The National Archives, Kew
96
12 March 1748: Major General Thomas Fowke to Newcastle with transports from Gravesend which have been...
The National Archives, Kew
97
15 March 1748: Newcastle to Cumberland: the king's pleasure at Haddich's victory. He encloses a letter...
The National Archives, Kew
98
22 March 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle: he has been persuading the Dutch to move their forces towards...
The National Archives, Kew
99
11 March 1748: Newcastle to Cumberland, on Bentinck's memoire instructif and his reply to it. He...
The National Archives, Kew
100
11 March 1748: Newcastle to Cumberland: the king approves Cumberland's actions since his arrival. He is...
The National Archives, Kew
101
19 March 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle, enclosing an account [SP 87/24/15] by the prince of...
The National Archives, Kew
102
15 March 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle: Sandwich and Bentinck have left for Aix. The British and...
The National Archives, Kew
103
1745 Aug 02: Newcastle to Cumberland: the pretender's son embarked at Nantes on 15 July NS and is...
The National Archives, Kew
104
1745 Sep 02: Cumberland to Newcastle: because of Saxe's equivocation, the garrison of Ostend will not...
The National Archives, Kew
105
1745 Jul 29: Cumberland to Newcastle, enclosing Chanclos' opinion of the state of Ostend [ SP...
The National Archives, Kew
106
3 November 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle: [Charles Schaw Cathcart], Lord Cathcart, has volunteered to...
The National Archives, Kew
107
8 October 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle: satisfaction with the project of the French, which will help...
The National Archives, Kew
108
30 September 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle, endorsing Professor Blackwell's claim for the principalship of...
The National Archives, Kew
109
6 September 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle: as Bentinck has been delayed, he intends to set out for London...
The National Archives, Kew
110
3 September 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle: his satisfaction with the progress at Aix and the good faith of...
The National Archives, Kew
111
29 August 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle: timidity of Kaunitz. He has written to Bentinck to tell him he...
The National Archives, Kew
112
30 August 1748: Newcastle to Cumberland, enclosing all the correspondence written and received from Aix,...
The National Archives, Kew
113
25 August 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle: the subject of Ligonier's letter was a band of deserters. He...
The National Archives, Kew
114
25 August 1748: Newcastle to Cumberland, enclosing letters from Sandwich and Robinson. Cumberland is to...
The National Archives, Kew
115
5 August 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle: he hopes to arrive in Hanover the following Friday. He welcomes...
The National Archives, Kew
116
1 August 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle: there is no foundation to Count Klingraff's demand [for damage...
The National Archives, Kew
117
31 July 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle: he has sent Sandwich an exact account and return of the...
The National Archives, Kew
118
27 July 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle: he looks forward to his visit to Hanover and to seeing his...
The National Archives, Kew
119
27 July 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle: difficulties caused by the court of Vienna, which must be...
The National Archives, Kew
120
29 July 1748: Newcastle to Cumberland, enclosing correspondence with Sandwich and Mordaunt. Dated at...
The National Archives, Kew
121
28 July 1748: Newcastle to Cumberland enclosing a promemoria with four papers [SP 87/25/44-48]...
The National Archives, Kew
122
24 July 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle: the Austrians have no cause for jealousy at the negotiations in...
The National Archives, Kew
123
26 July 1748: Newcastle to Cumberland, enclosing a letter to Sandwich. Dated at Hanover. f.87
The National Archives, Kew
124
31 May 1748: Newcastle to Cumberland: his pleasure that the king of Sardinia has acceded to the peace...
The National Archives, Kew
125
4 June 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle, enclosing dispatches from Sandwich and a letter from Major...
The National Archives, Kew
126
31 May 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle: favourable turn of events at the court of Vienna. He is pleased...
The National Archives, Kew
127
24 May 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle: he considers that the Wolfenbüttel contingent should join him,...
The National Archives, Kew
128
21 May 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle, enclosing a dispatch from Sandwich, expressing satisfaction at...
The National Archives, Kew
129
20 May 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle: he intends to establish his camp near Graves. Co-operation of...
The National Archives, Kew
130
13 May 1748: Newcastle to Cumberland: orders have been sent for the cessation of hostilities in the...
The National Archives, Kew
131
10 May 1748: To Cumberland from Newcastle: his concern that Cumberland has not received his last. He...
The National Archives, Kew
132
16 May 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle: he intends to march next day to the vicinity of...
The National Archives, Kew
133
9 May 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle, enclosing a copy of the articles of capitulation for Maastrich...
The National Archives, Kew
134
6 May 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle, enclosing dispatches from Sandwich. Bathiani is hopeful that...
The National Archives, Kew
135
6 May 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle, enclosing a copy of Saxe's reply [SP 87/24/100] to his letter...
The National Archives, Kew
136
26 April 1748: Newcastle to Cumberland: Cumberland's letter regarding 'Adeseer' Point has been copied...
The National Archives, Kew
137
15 April 1748: Newcastle to Cumberland, enclosing dispatches to Sandwich and Robinson, to which...
The National Archives, Kew
138
8 April 1748: Newcastle to Cumberland, enclosing a confidential note [SP 87/24/64] on a conversation...
The National Archives, Kew
139
12 February 1748: Cumberland's answers to six questions submitted to Newcastle by Mordaunt concerning...
The National Archives, Kew
140
12 March 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle, enclosing his answers [SP 87/24/12] to Mordaunt's queries. He...
The National Archives, Kew
141
27 February 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle: he has arrived at Helvoetsluys, where some of the transports...
The National Archives, Kew
142
26 February 1748: Newcastle to Cumberland, enclosing some queries from Mordaunt, who also requests a...
The National Archives, Kew
143
26 February 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle: his concern at the contents of the memoire instructif [SP...
The National Archives, Kew
144
28 February 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle: he is detained by a contrary wind. He encloses a list [SP...
The National Archives, Kew
145
corresp and papers
British Library, Manuscript Collections
146
corresp rel to Ireland
Derbyshire Record Office
NRA 22525 Wilmot
147
1745-47: corresp with John Campbell
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
148
letters (44) to Lord Chatham
The National Archives
149
1744-46: corresp with Lord Chesterfield
University of California Library, Berkeley
NRA 6791 Stanhope
150
1745-46: letters (17) from Lord Chesterfield
The National Archives
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
151
1735-55: corresp with James and Solomon Dayrolle
British Library, Manuscript Collections
152
1725-64: letters to Dukes of Devonshire
Devonshire Collection Archives, Chatsworth
NRA 20594 Cavendish
153
1727-54: corresp with Erskine family
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
154
1764-68: letters from Matthew Featherstonhaugh and others
East Sussex Record Office
NRA 10264 Pelham
155
1726-54: corresp with Duncan Forbes
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
156
1729: corresp with Edmund Gibson
Lambeth Palace Library
157
1755-58: letters to Lord Guilford
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 837 North
158
1738-68: letters to Lord Hardwicke etc
British Library, Manuscript Collections
159
1744-61: corresp with Lord Holdernesse
British Library, Manuscript Collections
160
1748-61: letters to Lord Holland
British Library, Manuscript Collections
161
1765: corresp with Lord Hopetoun
Collection held privately: enquiries to National Register of Archives for Scotland
NRA 12630 Hope-Johnstone
162
1749-52: corresp with Lord Hyndford
British Library, Manuscript Collections
163
1730-53: corresp with Benjamin Keene
British Library, Manuscript Collections
164
1730-33: corresp with Benjamin Keene
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 6302
165
letters (12) to Lord Loudon
Huntington Library
See Guide 1982
166
corresp with Lord Loudon and Bute
Bute Archive at Mount Stuart
NRA 15459 Crichton-Stuart
167
1724-61: corresp with Lord Marchmont
National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
See HMC Polwarth MSS iv-v
168
1742-54: corresp with Sir Andrew Mitchell
National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
NRA 10550 Forbes

See NRA(S)0187
169
1747-60: corresp with Sir Andrew Mitchell
British Library, Manuscript Collections
170
corresp with Henry Pelham
Nottingham University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections
NRA 7411 Pelham
171
1763-68: letters (130) to Duke of Portland
Nottingham University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections
NRA 7628 Cavendish-Bentinck
172
1740-49: letters (83) to Duke of Richmond
West Sussex Record Office
NRA 850 Gordon Lennox
173
1730-49: letters to Sir Thomas Robinson
British Library, Manuscript Collections
174
1751-68: letters (224) to Lord Rockingham
Sheffield City Archives
NRA 1083 Wentworth Woodhouse
175
1746-49: corresp with Lord Sandwich
National Maritime Museum: The Caird Library and Archive
NRA 5472 Montagu
176
1724-33: letters from B Skinner (copies)
British Library, Manuscript Collections
177
1730-53: letters to Duke of Somerset
Devon Archives and Local Studies Service (South West Heritage Trust)
NRA 12798 Seymour
178
1740-43: corresp with Walter Titley
British Library, Manuscript Collections
179
1730-52: corresp with Lord Tyrawley etc
British Library, Manuscript Collections
180
1739-42: corresp with Edward Vernon (copies)
British Library, Manuscript Collections
181
1740-42: corresp with Edward Vernon
National Maritime Museum: The Caird Library and Archive
NRA 30121 Nat Maritime Mus
182
1745: letters to George Wade
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
183
corresp (20 items) with Sir Robert Walpole
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
NRA 7114 Walpole
184
c1725-40: corresp with 1st Earl Waldegrave
Collection held privately: enquiries to The National Archives, Archives Sector Development
NRA 28249 Waldegrave
185
1761-69: letters to James West
British Library, Manuscript Collections
186
letters to Charles Yorke
British Library, Manuscript Collections
187
1726-28: naval corresp (copies)
British Library, Manuscript Collections
188
biographical papers
British Library, Manuscript Collections
189
1755, 1758, 1768: letters to Zachary Pearce WAM 64535-38
Westminster Abbey Library and Muniment Room

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