Catalogue description Cumberland to Newcastle, enclosing a letter from Sandwich. Poor state of affairs in the...

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Details of SP 87/24/82
Reference: SP 87/24/82
Description:

Cumberland to Newcastle, enclosing a letter from Sandwich. Poor state of affairs in the Netherlands. Bathiani shares his opinions, but Cumberland doubts that he can persuade his court. Soundness of the greffier. A Dutch proposal for sharing the expenses of the march of the Russians. He has written to the prince of Orange asking for his consent to embark the Russians at Wertheim. A successful sortie at Maastricht. Arrival of Albemarle. He has written to the prince of Orange suggesting a junction of the two armies and encloses a copy [SP 87/24/83]. He also encloses a copy of Chanclos' account of his retreat [SP 87/24/84]. Dated at headquarters at 'Hellenrouck'. PS. that the prince of Orange has consented to only the British battalions joining him from Breda. ff. 222-227

Date: 22 April 1748
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Closure status: Open Document, Open Description

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