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Letter-book of George Wade, April-Nov. 1744

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MS. Eng. hist. c. 314

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Letter-book of George Wade, during the campaign in the Low Countries, April-Nov. 1744, containing letters to commanders, magistrates and British officials, many addressed to John, Lord Carteret, Secretary of State.

Dates

  • Apr-Nov 1744

Extent

88 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. hist. c. 314, fols. 1-2].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. hist. c. 314

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 7684

Overview

Letter-book of George Wade, April-Nov. 1744.

Biographical / Historical

George Wade, 1673-1748, was a British Army officer who served in the Nine Years' War, War of the Spanish Succession, Jacobite rising of 1715 and War of the Quadruple Alliance before leading the construction of barracks, bridges and proper roads in Scotland.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from Mrs. M. S. Stanford, 1951.

Physical Facet

Green vellum binding, with lock
Title
Letter-book of George Wade, April-Nov. 1744
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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