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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"
|List of papers to be carried to a meeting
|29 March 1756
|Noted as a list. Items include "Copy of an Intercepted Letter directed to the Duc de Mirepoise, dated America Jan. 6th: 1756. Recd. March," "Additional Instructions to Maj. Genl. Johnson, relative to the Indians of the Six Nations under his Command, dated New York Dec. 25th 1755," "Abstract of so much of Gov. Shirleys Letters, as related to the Resolution of the Council at Albany, that 3000 Troops should march against Fort Duquesne, & that such an Expedition should be recommended to the Western Governments," among others. Gilt edges. Watermarked with a fleur-de-lis, V, backward C, L and VI.
|Global History and Civics Military History Spying Corruption and Scandal French and Indian War France American Indian History
|Foreign Affairs; Native Americans; French & Indian Wars
|The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859