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Ne C 1740 : Letter from Sir Everard Fawkener, Inverness [Scotland], to Henry Pelham; 18 Apr. 1746

Inverness the 18th April 1746


You will [have] had the good news from Lord
Bury, & will know the particulars of it
by his Royal Highness the Dukes dispatch
of this day; so nothing remains for me
but to rejoice with the publick & you
who have so large a share in the admin
istration of the Kings affairs, & so much
love & honor my Master, upon the
great & auspicious day; there is hard
ly a circumstance which could have
been wishd that is wanting. The Duke
has march'd his Army with great ease &
without their wanting anything
in the every rude season of the year
where it was thought an Army could
not pass, the Enemy have had the
choice where they would make their