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Leslie, John (1698-1767) 9th Earl of Rothes

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  • Rothes, 9th Earl of (Also known as)
Surname: Leslie
Forenames: John
Gender: Male
Date: ?1698-1767
Title: 9th Earl of Rothes
History: Brigadier general 1739; major general 1743 and present in that rank at Dettingen and Rocoux; lieutenant general 1750; joined military staff in Ireland 1751; general 1765. Succeeded his father as 9th earl, 1722.
Biography: ODNB link for Leslie, John (1698-1767) 9th Earl of Rothes
References: DNB; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P276078 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P164642 )
Collections
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1746 Jun 28: Rothes to Harrington, enclosing the prince of Liechtenstein's account of the battle [of...
The National Archives, Kew
2
1746 Apr 01-30: Memorandum for Lord Rothes with regard to the national and foreign troops in Flanders....
The National Archives, Kew
3
1746 Jul 01: Rothes to Harrington: execution of deserters, arrival of the Hessians and preparations...
The National Archives, Kew
4
1746 Jul 05: Rothes to Harrington: arrival of the Hessians. He encloses a detailed account of the...
The National Archives, Kew
5
1746 Jul 08: Rothes to Harrington: arrival of the transports with the British battalions. News of the...
The National Archives, Kew
6
1746 Jul 04: Harrington to Rothes, thanking him for his services and promising to lay before the king...
The National Archives, Kew
7
1746 May 09: Harrington to Rothes: the Hessian troops in Scotland will shortly be embarked for...
The National Archives, Kew
8
1746 Jun 22: Royal warrant empowering Ligonier to sign warrants for payments under contracts entered...
The National Archives, Kew
9
1746 Oct 24: Harrington to Rothes, granting him permission to return home once the army has gone into...
The National Archives, Kew
10
1746 Oct 21: Harrington to Ligonier: he has received the repartition of winter quarters from the...
The National Archives, Kew
11
1746 Oct 23: Rothes to Harrington, requesting permission to return to Britain when the troops have...
The National Archives, Kew
12
1746 Jun 24: Rothes to Harrington: progress of the siege of Mons. Loss of forage in Antwerp, Lier...
The National Archives, Kew
13
1746 Jun 21: Rothes to Harrington: he will make provision for the six British battalions to be sent...
The National Archives, Kew
14
1746 Jun 17: Bathiani to Rothes (copy), on the question of British troops being posted on the left of...
The National Archives, Kew
15
1746 Jun 17: Rothes to Harrington: successful skirmish with a reconnoitring party under Saxe....
The National Archives, Kew
16
1746 Jun 14: Rothes to Harrington: the French army is in the lines near Antwerp under Saxe, while a...
The National Archives, Kew
17
1746 Jun 06: Harrington to Rothes: six British battalions are to be sent to Flanders under Ligonier....
The National Archives, Kew
18
1746 Jun 07: Rothes to Harrington: he has given the orders for food and forage for the Hessians. His...
The National Archives, Kew
19
1746 Jun 01: Rothes to Harrington, informing him of his arrival after being detained ten days at...
The National Archives, Kew
20
1746 Mar 04: Harrington to Dunmore: the transports with the cavalry have arrived in the river...
The National Archives, Kew
21
1745 Sep 05: [John Leslie, Earl of] Rothes [to Newcastle], requesting that his brother James Leslie...
The National Archives, Kew
22
1744-7: miscellaneous papers relating to 1745-6:memorial by 1747-52: letter to Henry Pelham
Nottingham University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections
NRA 7411 Pelham
23
1740-60: corresp with Duke of Newcastle
British Library, Manuscript Collections
24
1725-67: corresp mainly with the 4th Marquess of Tweeddale
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

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