Document ReferencePw2 Hy 892
TitleLetter from Sir J. Abercorn, Camp at Avesnes, Avesnes, [France], to [Robert Harley] 1st Earl of Oxford; 19 Oct. 1711
Date19 October 1711
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionComments that the 'Project for the winter quarters' was finished before he joined the army; encloses the 'order of march' [not present] for the following day; says that the troops are to separate for the 'several Garrisons' in a few days; comments on the intentions of the Danish and Prussian armies; does not think that 'the Enemy will disturb our rear'; says that the accounts suggest that they are in 'as much distress as wee for want of forrage, and that they only wait our motion to decamp'.
Termarmies, British, manoeuvres
military campaigns, France 1711
armies, French, manoeuvres
armies, Prussian, manoeuvres
armies, Danish, manoeuvres

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA29667Abercorn; John (fl 1711); Sirfl 1711
NA893Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-17141661-1724
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