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|Collection Reference Number
|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"
|Henry Fox to Daniel Webb informing him that he can leave for England
|31 March 1756
|Fox, Henry, Baron Holland (1705-1774)
|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.
|Global History and Civics Military History Spying Corruption and Scandal French and Indian War France
|Fox, Henry, Baron Holland (1705-1774) Webb, Daniel (d. 1773) Abercrombie, James (1706-1781) Shirley, William (1694-1771)
|Foreign Affairs; French & Indian Wars
|The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859