Catalogue description Cumberland to Newcastle: he will inform the prince of Orange of the decision always to...

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Details of SP 87/24/54
Reference: SP 87/24/54
Description:

Cumberland to Newcastle: he will inform the prince of Orange of the decision always to leave half of [Mitchell's, now Townshend's] squadron off Zealand. Major General Mordaunt is to have all regard for Hessian territory if the Russians pass through it. He has kept Sandwich informed and will continue to do so. He fears the enemy may have begun to invest Maastricht, and intends to gather his forces round Roermond. Bathiani is nearly incapacitated by gout. Dated at Breda. PS. that he encloses a list [SP 87/24/55] of the troops around Breda. ff. 153-155

Date: 8 April 1748
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Closure status: Open Document, Open Description

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