Document ReferenceNe C 252/1
TitleLetter from Michael Lee Dicker, Bath, England, to Henry Pelham; 26 Sep. 1745
Date26 September 1745
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionExpresses his fears of increasing support for the Pretender if the government troops continue to be defeated; urges that foreign troops, perhaps Danes, be brought over 'Cost what they will: for to do things by halves at this juncture when all is at stake is Certain Ruin; suggests that the Lord Lieutenants should be raising associations in the areas to preserve peace; urges that the Cornish tin mines should be secured for the King.
Termarmies, mercenaries, Danish
tin, Cornish mines
Jacobites, England 1745
military campaigns, Great Britain 1745-46

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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
NA11309George II (1683-1760); King of Great Britain and Ireland1683-1760
NA18864Dicker; Michael Lee (1693-1752); Dr; Physician to the Exeter Hospital, appointed 17411693-1752
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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