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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"
|Note from William Wildman Barrington, 2nd Viscount Barrington, to George Montagu-Dunk, 2nd Earl of Halifax, regarding a letter
|ca. March 1756
|Barrington, William Wildman, Viscount (1717-1793)
|Most likely the note sent to accompany the letter to Montagu-Dunk mentioned previously (GLC0954.14). Writes "I send you herewith a Letter which I have gotten accidentally & which I think worth your reading. If you would shew it to the Duke or Lord Loudon or any other Person there is no objection." Noted at the top as written on a Saturday morning. 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
|Barrington, William Wildman, Viscount (1717-1793) Montagu-Dunk, George (1716-1771) Campbell, John (1705-1782)
|Foreign Affairs; French & Indian Wars
|The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
|Barrington was the British Secretary at War and later Treasurer of the Navy.
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859