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Collection Reference Number GLC09054.18
From Archive Folder Papers of British Secretary of War, Henry Fox, relating to Braddock's defeat near Fort Duquesne and the recall of William Shirley due to the "Intercepted Letters Scandal" 
Title Henry Fox to Daniel Webb informing him that he can leave for England
Date 31 March 1756
Author Fox, Henry, Baron Holland (1705-1774)  
Recipient Webb, Daniel  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Informs Webb that his replacement, Major General Abercrombie will be setting out for Plymouth soon and so Webb can return to England via the "Packet Boat now at Falmouth, will in all Probablility, make your Passage three Weeks sooner, than if you go with the Transport & their Convoy..." Refers to a Captain Creghan as "the Person, upon whom the Suspicion & I think with most Reason, lights." Gives reminders to bring back warrants and that Shirley will also be coming back to England. Noted as a copy and private in the upper left hand corner. Gilt edges and watermarked with a fleur-de-lis, V, backward C, I and VI.
Subjects Global History and Civics  Military History  Spying  Corruption and Scandal  French and Indian War  France  
People Fox, Henry, Baron Holland (1705-1774)  Webb, Daniel (d. 1773)  Abercrombie, James (1706-1781)  Shirley, William (1694-1771)  
Theme Foreign Affairs; French & Indian Wars
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859