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Pw2Hy - Papers of the Harley Family, 1602-1738, in the Portland (Welbeck) Collection
Pw2 Hy 1381
Unsigned letter in French from Basle, Switzerland; 1 Aug. 1708; and Schaffhausen, Switzerland; 2 Aug. 1708.
1 August 1708-2 August 1708
Refers to the war of the Spanish Succession and the campaign against the French.
Reports from Basle that the Duke of Savoy is near Chambery where troops are gathering to cross the Rhone with little real opposition from Villars.
Writes from Schaffhausen with details of the military situation in the Rhone area and gives details of news received from Turin and Milan.
wars, War of the Spanish Succession 1701-1714
military campaigns, Europe 1708
European affairs, military
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