Catalogue description Newcastle to Cumberland: his last letter was, in Newcastle's absence, laid before the...

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Details of SP 87/19/137
Reference: SP 87/19/137
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Newcastle to Cumberland: his last letter was, in Newcastle's absence, laid before the lords justices, who have ordered the further drafts from the four Guards battalions. These, together with 5,600 of the 8,000 Austrians Cumberland has contracted for, will bring the king's army to its required strength of 40,000. Count Traun's army is expected to join with that of Arenberg. Melancholy account from Trevor of a complete Prussian victory in Silesia [Hohenfriedberg]. Payment of a monetary gift to Königsegg. Dated (OS) at Whitehall. ff. 344, 345

Date: 1745 Jun 07
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Closure status: Open Document, Open Description

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