Document ReferenceNe C 408
TitleLetter from Sir E. Fawkener, Villevoerden, to Henry Pelham; 2 Sep. 1745
Date Of Creation2 September 1745
Extent2 ff
LevelItem/file
Content DescriptionExpresses his concern at the news [from Scotland] but remarks 'I cannot fear this attempt by the Pretender's Son unless France shou'd find to pour in a large Body of Troops'; urges action and 'your nephew Granby and such as He to distinguish themselves'; comments on the effect any return to British forces might have there; reports various financial affairs, including in a postscript the exchange of prisoners, mentioning Belleisle's ransom, and French hospital charges for treating sick and wounded British soldiers.

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Termmilitary campaigns, Scotland 1745
Scottish affairs, 1745 uprising
prisoners of war, British, exchange with French
military campaigns, Low Countries 1745
hospitals, French 1745
expenses, military
military campaigns, Low Countries 1745
wars, War of the Austrian Succession 1745

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CodePersonNameDates of Existence
NA18873Charles Edward Louis Philip Casimir Stuart (1720-1788); Prince; ('the Young Pretender', or 'Bonnie Prince Charlie'; son of titular James III)1720-1788
NA11461Manners; John (1721-1770); Marquess of Granby1721-1770
NA19029Belle-Isle; Charles Louis Fouquet (1684-1761); Duke of; French statesman and soldier1684-1761
NA18710Fawkener; Everard (1684-1758); Sir; merchant and secretary to Duke of Cumberland; joint Postmaster General 1745-17581684-1758
NA967Pelham; Henry (1696-1754); Mr; Prime Minister 1743-1754 brother of T. Pelham-Holles 1st Duke of Newcastle under Lyne1696-1754
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