Catalogue description Cumberland to Newcastle: Ligonier has crossed the Maas with 18 battalions and 18...

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Details of SP 87/24/58
Reference: SP 87/24/58
Description:

Cumberland to Newcastle: Ligonier has crossed the Maas with 18 battalions and 18 squadrons. The Austrian corps will march to join Cumberland next day. Dispositions of Saxe's and Lowendal's troops. He estimates that Maastricht can be defended for a month, and encloses a list [SP 87/24/59] of the regiments forming its garrison. Bathiani is incapacitated by gout at 's Hertogenbosch. Cumberland has told Legg to assure the king of Prussia that as little damage as possible will be done to his territory. Dated at 'Hellinrouch 3/4 of a league from Roermond'. ff. 169-172

Date: 11 April 1748
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Closure status: Open Document, Open Description

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