Catalogue description Cumberland to Chesterfield: he commends the bearer, Captain Townshend. Although Bathiani...

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Details of SP 87/23/1
Reference: SP 87/23/1
Description:

Cumberland to Chesterfield: he commends the bearer, Captain Townshend. Although Bathiani fears for Luxembourg, Cumberland believes Saxe's intentions are directed at Breda or Bergen op Zoom. He will demand [the return of] Ligonier and other prisoners as soon as the French prisoners reach Calais. Defence of Maastricht. Bathiani's gratitude for the payment of the subsidy. He encloses an account of the battle [Lauffeldt] and a return of losses. Recommendations for promotions. Dated at headquarters at Heer. ff. 1-3

Date: 6 July 1747
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Closure status: Open Document, Open Description

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