Catalogue description Cumberland to Newcastle: because of Saxe's equivocation, the garrison of Ostend will not...

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Details of SP 87/19/115
Reference: SP 87/19/115
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Cumberland to Newcastle: because of Saxe's equivocation, the garrison of Ostend will not return to England as soon as hoped. He encloses a copy of their march route [SP 87/19/116]. But he can embark any number of infantry at twelve hours warning. He expects the enemy to retire behind the Dender. He has complained to Saxe [SP 87/19/117] of the behaviour of the garrison's escort, Fitzjames's Irish brigade, and encloses a copy of his answer [SP 87/19/118]. Dated at camp at Vilvoorde. ff. 302, 303

Date: 1745 Sep 02
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Closure status: Open Document, Open Description

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