Document ReferenceNe C 160
TitleCopy letter from Sir Thomas Robinson [later Baron Grantham], Aix-la-Chapelle [Germany], to [T. Pelham-Holles] 4th Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne [later 1st Duke of Newcastle under Lyne]; 20 Aug. 1748
Date20 August 1748
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionReports that it is not known if Bentinck will return; the French plan through St Severin is to divide the allies from the court at Vienna and that court from the Court at Turin; 'Lord Sandwich is strong and obstinate in his opinions, but I see it hurts him to think he is ill in your Grace's'; 'I must gain his confidence or between us we shall spoil all'.

Dating on letter '9/20 Aug. 1748'.
Termdiplomacy, European 1748
treaties, Aix-la-Chapelle 1748
Publication NoteWilliam Coxe, 'Memoirs of the Administration of the Right Honourable Henry Pelham' (Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green; London, 1829) Vol II p 7-8

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA102Bentinck; William (1704-1774); 1st Count Bentinck; son of 1st Earl of Portland by his second wife; Lord of Rhoon and Pendrecht, Netherlands, and Terrington St Clements, Norfolk1704-1774
NA11382Kaunitz-Rietburg; Wenzel A. (1711-1794); Prince of Kaunitz-Rietburg; state chancellor of Austria1711-1794
NA11468Montagu; John (1718-1792); 4th Earl of Sandwich; First Lord of the Admiralty 1771-821718-1792
NA12023Russell; John (1710-1771); 4th Duke of Bedford1710-1771
NA18747St Severin; - (fl 1748); Count; French plenipotentiary Aix-la-Chapellefl 1748
NA11978Robinson; Thomas (1695-1770); 1st Baron Grantham; M.P. for Christchurch 1748-611695-1770
NA487Holles; Thomas Pelham- (1693-1768); 1st Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; also 4th Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne; cr. 17561693-1768
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