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Collection Reference Number GLC09054.16
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 Note from William Wildman Barrington, 2nd Viscount Barrington, to George Montagu-Dunk, 2nd Earl of Halifax, regarding a letter
Date ca. March 1756
Author Barrington, William Wildman, Viscount (1717-1793)  
Recipient Montagu-Dunk, George  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description 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.
Subjects Global History and Civics  Military History  Spying  Corruption and Scandal  French and Indian War  France  
People Barrington, William Wildman, Viscount (1717-1793)  Montagu-Dunk, George (1716-1771)  Campbell, John (1705-1782)  
Theme Foreign Affairs; French & Indian Wars
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Barrington was the British Secretary at War and later Treasurer of the Navy.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859