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Collection Reference Number GLC09054.17
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 List of papers to be carried to a meeting
Date 29 March 1756
Document Type Miscellany
Content Description 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.
Subjects Global History and Civics  Military History  Spying  Corruption and Scandal  French and Indian War  France  American Indian History  
Theme Foreign Affairs; Native Americans; 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