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CHAR 28/149A-B Acquired Papers. Charles, 3rd Duke of Marlborough letters and transcripts.

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CHAR 28/149A/1

Original file note relating to the contents of CHAR 28/149A-B.

1 folio
c 1950
CHAR 28/149A/10

Transcript of a letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] (Marlborough House [London]) to Charles Frederick [Surveyor General of the Ordnance] discussing the transportation of some ships to the Prince of Monaco. Typed. Original letter at CHAR 28/149A/9.

1 folio
c 1945
CHAR 28/149A/11

Letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] (Marlborough House [London]) to Charles Frederick [Surveyor General of the Ordnance] giving instructions for a firework display to commemorate King [George II's] birthday and for a meeting to be arranged. Signed manuscript. Typed transcript at CHAR 28/149A/12.

1 folio
07 Nov 1757
CHAR 28/149A/12

Transcript of letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] (Marlborough House [London]) to Charles Frederick [Surveyor General of the Ordnance] giving instructions for a firework display to commemorate King [George II's] birthday and for a meeting to be arranged. Typed. Original letter at CHAR 28/149A/13.

1 folio
c 1945
CHAR 28/149A/13

Letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] (Byfleet Camp [Surrey]) to an unidentified correspondent in which he discusses the result of his interviews with King [George II] relating to the appointment of staff and the preparation of the stores to receive more [gun]powder, and asks for recommendations for conductors. Signed manuscript. Typed transcript at CHAR 28/149A/14.

1 folio
27 Aug 1750
CHAR 28/149A/14

Transcript of a letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] (Byfleet Camp [Surrey]) to an unidentified correspondent in which he discusses the result of his interviews with King [George II] relating to the appointment of staff and the preparation of the stores to receive more [gun]powder, and asks for recommendations for conductors. Typed. Original letter at CHAR 28/149A/13.

1 folio
c 1945
CHAR 28/149A/15

Letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] (Headquarters, Barham Camp [Kent]) to an unidentified correspondent in which he discusses the loss of a 30 pound bill; officers' tents; the procurement of artificers' tools; and the inspection of the batteries. Signed manuscript. Typed transcript at CHAR 28/149A/16.

1 folio
01 Jul 1757
CHAR 28/149A/16

Transcript of a letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] (Headquarters, Barham Camp [Kent]) to an unidentified correspondent in which he discusses the loss of a 30 pound bill; officers' tents; the procurement of artificers' tools; and the inspection of the batteries. Typed. Original letter at CHAR 28/149A/15.

1 folio
c 1945
CHAR 28/149A/17

Letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] to an unidentified correspondent in which he discusses arrangements for a contract, the daily costs of maintaining men and horses and the cost of putting horses to grass, and asks for information about the numbers of drivers. Signed manuscript. Typed transcript at CHAR 28/149A/16.

1 folio
c 1750
CHAR 28/149A/18

Transcript of a letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] to an unidentified correspondent in which he discusses arrangements for a contract, the daily costs of maintaining men and horses and the cost of putting horses to grass, and asks for information about the numbers of drivers. Typed. Original letter at CHAR 28/149A/17.

1 folio
c 1945
CHAR 28/149A/19

Letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] (Barham [Kent]) to an unidentified correspondent in which he gives details of the numbers of officers requiring tents; discusses requirements for artificiers and waggons and King [George II's] orders for a field train. Signed manuscript. Typed transcript at CHAR 28/149A/20.

1 folio
20 Jul 1757
CHAR 28/149A/2

Note from Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford, Secretary to WSC] concerning a gift of Marlborough manuscripts from [1st] Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Sir Maxwell Aitken] to WSC. Typescript signed with initials.

1 folio
01 Jul 1947
CHAR 28/149A/20

Transcript of a letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] (Barham [Kent]) to an unidentified correspondent in which he gives details of the numbers of officers requiring tents; discusses requirements for artificiers and waggons and the King's orders for a field train. Typed. Original letter at CHAR 28/149A/19.

1 folio
c 1945
CHAR 28/149A/21

Letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] (Hounslow [Middlesex]) to an unidentified correspondent enclosing a letter from General Nappier [sic, not present] and discusses requirements for tents. Signed manuscript. Typed transcript at CHAR 28/149A/22.

1 folio
14 May 1756
CHAR 28/149A/22

Transcript of a letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] (Hounslow [Middlesex]) to an unidentified correspondent enclosing a letter from General Nappier [sic, not present] and discusses requirements for tents. Typed. Original letter at CHAR 28/149A/21.

1 folio
c 1945
CHAR 28/149A/23

Letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] (Byfleet Camp [Surrey]) to Charles Frederick [Surveyor General of the Ordnance] apologising for his servants and discussing arrangements for the meeting of a board. Signed manuscript. Typed transcript of letter at CHAR 28/149A/24.

1 folio
24 Jul 1756
CHAR 28/149A/24

Transcript of a letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] (Byfleet Camp [Surrey]) to Charles Frederick [Surveyor General of the Ordnance] apologising for his servants and discussing arrangements for the meeting of a board. Typed. Original letter at CHAR 28/149A/23.

1 folio
c 1945
CHAR 28/149A/25

Letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] (Byfleet Camp [Surrey]) to an unidentified correspondent in which he discusses requirements for weapons and ammunition. Signed manuscript. Typed transcript of letter at CHAR 28/149A/26.

1 folio
15 Aug 1756
CHAR 28/149A/26

Transcript of a letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] (Byfleet Camp [Surrey]) to an unidentified correspondent in which he discusses requirements for weapons and ammunition. Typescript. Original letter at CHAR 28/149A/25.

1 folio
c 1945
CHAR 28/149A/27

Letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] (Marlborough House [London]) to an unidentified correspondent recommending Mr Wood as a maker of locks for small arms. Signed manuscript. Typed transcript at CHAR 28/149A/28.

1 folio
08 Nov 1756
CHAR 28/149A/28

Transcript of a letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] (Marlborough House [London]) to an unidentified correspondent recommending Mr Wood as a maker of locks for small arms. Typed. Original letter at CHAR 28/149A/27.

1 folio
c 1945
CHAR 28/149A/29

Letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] (Barham Camp [Kent]) to an unidentified correspondent discussing the possibility that "the conceit and obstinacy" of the Treasury will prevent the purchase of powder mills needed. Signed manuscript. Typed transcript of letter at CHAR 28/149A/30.

1 folio
25 Jul 1759
CHAR 28/149A/3-4

Note from J B Wilson with biographical details about Charles, 3rd Duke of Marlborough including an expedition against St Malo [France] in 1758. Typescript.

2 folios
05 Feb 1945
CHAR 28/149A/30

Transcript of a letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] (Barham Camp [Kent]) to an unidentified correspondent discussing the possibility that "the conceit and obstinacy" of the Treasury will prevent the purchase of powder mills needed. Typed. Original letter at CHAR 28/149A/29.

1 folio
c 1945
CHAR 28/149A/31

Letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] (Barham Camp [Kent]) to an unidentified correspondent in which he says that he did not send an order to the Battalion guns at Shaftesbury [Dorset] and undertakes to send a warrant for a conductor. Signed manuscript. Typed transcript at CHAR 28/149A/32.

1 folio
22 Jul 1757
CHAR 28/149A/32

Transcript of a letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] (Barham Camp [Kent]) to an unidentified correspondent in which he says that he did not send an order to the Battalion guns at Shaftesbury [Dorset] and undertakes to send a warrant for a conductor. Typed. Original letter at CHAR 28/149A/31.

1 folio
c 1945
CHAR 28/149A/33

Letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] (Barham Camp [Kent]) to an unidentified correspondent enclosing a warrant and discussing the transportation of [gun]powder. Signed manuscript. Typed transcript at CHAR 28/149A/34.

1 folio
30 Jul 1757
CHAR 28/149A/34

Transcript of a letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] (Barham Camp [Kent]) to an unidentified correspondent enclosing a warrant and discussing the transportation of [gun]powder. Typed. Original letter at CHAR 28/149A/33.

1 folio
c 1945
CHAR 28/149A/35

Letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] (Barham Camp [Kent]) to an unidentified correspondent enclosing a warrant for an engineer [not present]. Signed manuscript. Typed transcript CHAR 28/149B/36.

1 folio
08 Aug 1757
CHAR 28/149A/36

Transcript of a letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] (Barham Camp [Kent]) to an unidentified correspondent enclosing a warrant for an engineer [not present]. Typed. Original letter at CHAR 28/149A/35.

1 folio
c 1945
CHAR 28/149A/37

Letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] (Barham Camp [Kent]) to an unidentified correspondent informing him that De Vernet has been prevented from returning to London by illness and discussing the transportation of supplies from Barham. Signed manuscript. Typed transcript at CHAR 28/149A/38.

1 folio
25 Sep 1757
CHAR 28/149A/38

Transcript of a letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] (Barham Camp [Kent]) to an unidentified correspondent informing him that De Vernet has been prevented from returning to London by illness and discussing the transportation of supplies from Barham. Typed. Original letter at CHAR 28/149A/37.

1 folio
c 1945
CHAR 28/149A/39

Letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] (Barham Camp [Kent]) to an unidentified correspondent discussing a meeting at Chatham [Kent] the following week. Signed manuscript. Transcript of letter at CHAR 28/149A/40.

1 folio
29 Sep 1757
CHAR 28/149A/40

Transcript of a letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] (Barham Camp [Kent]) to an unidentified correspondent discussing a meeting at Chatham [Kent] the following week. Typed. Original letter at CHAR 28/149A/39.

1 folio
c 1945
CHAR 28/149A/41

Letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] to [Charles] Frederick [Surveyor General of the Ordnance] asking him to send "Disagulier" to Marlborough House as "it is just now the proper hour to look with Dr Stephens telescope" and inviting Frederick to attend too. Signed manuscript. Typed transcript of letter at CHAR 28/149A/42.

1 folio
c 1757
CHAR 28/149A/42

Transcript of a letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] to [Charles] Frederick [Surveyor General of the Ordnance] asking him to send "Disagulier" to Marlborough House as "it is just now the proper hour to look with Dr Stephens telescope" and inviting Frederick to attend too. Typed. Original letter at CHAR 28/149A/41.

1 folio
c 1945
CHAR 28/149A/43

Letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] (Marlborough House [London]) to an unidentified correspondent asking him for an interview. Signed manuscript. Typed transcript at CHAR 28/149A/44.

1 folio
c 1757
CHAR 28/149A/44

Transcript of a letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] (Marlborough House [London]) to an unidentified correspondent asking him for an interview. Typed. Original letter at CHAR 28/149A/43.

1 folio
c 1945
CHAR 28/149A/45

Letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] to an unidentified correspondent suggesting a time for him to arrive at Marlborough House [London]. Signed manuscript. Typed transcript at CHAR 28/149A/46.

1 folio
c 1757
CHAR 28/149A/46

Transcript of a letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] to an unidentified correspondent suggesting a time for him to arrive at Marlborough House [London]. Typed. Original letter at CHAR 28/149A/45.

1 folio
c 1945
CHAR 28/149A/47

Letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] (Barham Camp [Kent]) to an unidentified correspondent enclosing warrants [not present] and informing him that Mr Boyd has been made Comptroller. Signed manuscript. Typed transcript at CHAR 28/149A/48.

1 folio
28 Jul 1757
CHAR 28/149A/48

Transcript of a letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] (Barham Camp [Kent]) to an unidentified correspondent enclosing warrants [not present] and informing him that Mr Boyd has been made Comptroller. Typed. Original letter at CHAR 28/149A/47.

1 folio
c 1945
CHAR 28/149A/49

Letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] (Marlborough House [London]) to Charles Frederick [Surveyor General of the Ordnance] asking his opinion about the need for more transports. Signed manuscript with red ?shellac seal. Typed transcript at CHAR 28/149A/50.

1 folio
c 1757
CHAR 28/149A/5-6

Note from J B Wilson with biographical details about Charles Frederick including his position of Surveyor General of the Ordnance 1750-1782. Typescript.

2 folios
07 Feb 1945
CHAR 28/149A/50

Transcript of a letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] (Marlborough House [London]) to Charles Frederick [Surveyor General of the Ordnance] asking his opinion about the need for more transports. Typed. Original letter at CHAR 28/149A/49.

1 folio
c 1945
CHAR 28/149A/51

Note from "M" [Charles, 3rd Duke of Marlborough, Master General of the Ordnance] to an unidentified correspondent discussing an answer to the Treasury and informing him when he will visit. Manuscript signed with initials. Typed transcript at CHAR 28/149A/52.

1 folio
c 1757
CHAR 28/149A/52

Transcript of a note from "M" [Charles, 3rd Duke of Marlborough, Master General of the Ordnance] to an unidentified correspondent discussing an answer to the Treasury and informing him when he will visit. Typed. Original at CHAR 28/149A/51.

1 folio
c 1945
CHAR 28/149A/53

Letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] to [Charles] Frederick [Surveyor General of the Ordnance] informing him that the bearer of the warrant is to execute it and asking him to send a member of the Ordnance with the messenger. Signed manuscript. Typed transcript at CHAR 28/149A/54.

1 folio
09 Jan 1756
CHAR 28/149A/54

Typed transcript of a letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] to [Charles Frederick, Surveyor General of the Ordnance] informing him that the bearer of the warrant is to execute it and asking him to send a member of the Ordnance with the messenger. Typed. Original letter at CHAR 28/149A/53.

1 folio
c 1945
CHAR 28/149A/55

Letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] to Charles Frederick [Surveyor General of the Ordnance] asking for information on stocks of howitzers and mortars. Signed manuscript with red ?shellac seal. Typed transcript at CHAR 28/149A/56.

1 folio
c 1757
CHAR 28/149A/56

Transcript of letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] to Charles Frederick [Surveyor General of the Ordnance] asking for information on stocks of howitzers and mortars. Typed. Original letter at CHAR 28/149A/55.

1 folio
c 1945
CHAR 28/149A/57

Letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] to an unidentified correspondent expressing concern for the addressee's health and undertaking to grant a warrant as promised. Signed manuscript. Typed transcript at CHAR 28/149A/58.

1 folio
c 1757
CHAR 28/149A/58

Transcript of a letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] to an unidentified correspondent expressing concern for the addressee's health and undertaking to grant a warrant as promised. Typed. Original letter CHAR 28/149A/57.

1 folio
c 1945
CHAR 28/149A/59

Letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] (Marlborough House [London]) to an unidentified correspondent agreeing to appoint William Morris as a gunner. Signed manuscript. Typed transcript at CHAR 28/149A/60.

1 folio
13 Jan 1757
CHAR 28/149A/60

Transcript of a letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] (Marlborough House [London]) to an unidentified correspondent agreeing to appoint William Morris as a gunner. Typed. Original letter at CHAR 28/149A/59.

1 folio
c 1945
CHAR 28/149A/61

Letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] to Charles Frederick [Surveyor General of the Ordnance] asking him to call at Marlborough House [London]. Signed manuscript with red ?shellac seal. Typed transcript at CHAR 28/149A/62.

1 folio
c 1757
CHAR 28/149A/62

Transcript of a letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] to Charles Frederick [Surveyor General of the Ordnance] asking him to call at Marlborough House [London]. Typed. Original letter CHAR 28/149A/61.

1 folio
c 1945
CHAR 28/149A/63

Note by [Charles, 3rd Duke of Marlborough, Master General of the Ordnance] about rates of pay and the salary of Lord Cadogan when Lieutenant General of the Ordnance. Manuscript. Typed transcript at CHAR 28/149A/64.

1 folio
c 1757
CHAR 28/149A/64

Transcript of a note by [Charles, 3rd Duke of Marlborough, Master General of the Ordnance] about rates of pay and the salary of Lord Cadogan when Lieutenant General of the Ordnance. Typed. Original note at CHAR 28/149A/63.

1 folio
c 1945
CHAR 28/149A/65

Note by [Charles, 3rd Duke of Marlborough, Master General of the Ordnance] on subjects including the positions of Paymaster and Commissary and conductor and the names of engineers. Manuscript. Typed transcript at CHAR 28/149A/66.

1 folio
c 1757
CHAR 28/149A/66

Transcript of a note by [Charles, 3rd Duke of Marlborough, Master General of the Ordnance] on subjects including the positions of Paymaster and Commissary and conductor and the names of engineers. Typed. Original note at CHAR 28/149A/65.

1 folio
c 1945
CHAR 28/149A/67

Letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] to an unidentified correspondent discussing arrangements to meet the Lord President. Signed manuscript. Typed transcript at CHAR 28/149A/68.

1 folio
c 1757
CHAR 28/149A/68

Transcript of a letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] to an unidentified correspondent discussing arrangements to meet the Lord President. Typed. Original letter at CHAR 28/149A/67.

1 folio
c 1945
CHAR 28/149A/69

Letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance](Harbal Down [Harbledown, Kent]) to Charles Frederick [Surveyor General of the Ordnance] discussing a letter about powder mills to be sent to the Treasury and thanking him for his wife's congratulations. Signed manuscript. Typed transcript at CHAR 28/149A/70.

1 folio
13 Sep 1757
CHAR 28/149A/7

Letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] (Byfleet Camp [Surrey]) on subjects including: a letter he has asked [Henry] Fox not to show to King [George II] and the superior quality of Dutch gunpowder he has been testing which he hopes will not be thrown away as "triumph powder". Signed manuscript. Typed transcript at CHAR 28/149A/8.

1 folio
c 1740
CHAR 28/149A/70

Transcript of a letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance](Harbal Down [Harbledown, Kent]) to Charles Frederick [Surveyor General of the Ordnance] discussing a letter about powder mills to be sent to the Treasury and thanking him for his wife's congratulations. Typed. Original letter at CHAR 28/149A/69.

1 folio
c 1945
CHAR 28/149A/71

Letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance](Byfleet Camp [Surrey]) to an unidentified correspondent in which he discusses an estimate for the barracks at Dover Castle [Kent], asks for information about stocks of gunpowder and for additional Dutch gunpowder to try. Signed manuscript. Typed transcript at CHAR 28/149A/72.

1 folio
c 1757
CHAR 28/149A/72

Transcript of a letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance](Byfleet Camp [Surrey]) to an unidentified correspondent in which he discusses an estimate for the barracks at Dover Castle [Kent], asks for information about stocks of gunpowder and for additional Dutch gunpowder to try. Typed. Original letter at CHAR 28/149A/71.

1 folio
c 1945
CHAR 28/149A/8

Transcript of a letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] (Byfleet Camp [Surrey]) on subjects including: a letter he has asked [Henry] Fox not to show to King [George II] and the superior quality of Dutch gunpowder he has been testing which he hopes will not be thrown away as "triumph powder". Typed. Original letter at CHAR 28/149A/7.

1 folio
c 1945
CHAR 28/149A/9

Letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] (Marlborough House [London]) to Charles Frederick [Surveyor General of the Ordnance] discussing the transportation of some ships to the Prince of Monaco. Signed manuscript with red ?shellac seal. Typed transcript of letter at CHAR 28/149A/10.

1 folio
c 1750
CHAR 28/149B/100

Note from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] to Charles Frederick [Surveyor General of the Ordnance] enclosing an order [not present] for a carpenter and discussing candidates for various positions. Signed manuscript with red wax seal.

1 folio
c 1757
CHAR 28/149B/101

Letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] to Mr Saltonstall, Paymaster, instructing him to pay additional engineers for an expedition to America [United States] and asking him to show the letter to Dugal Campbell. Signed manuscript.

1 folio
16 Feb 1757
CHAR 28/149B/102

Note from an unidentified correspondent sent "feulle [sic] volante" [under flying seal] with instructions to show letters to the Duke of Newcastle. Unsigned manuscript.

1 folio
c 1757
CHAR 28/149B/103

Note from an unidentified correspondent regarding arrivals of detachments and wagons in the Tower of London. Unsigned manuscript.

1 folio
c 1757
CHAR 28/149B/104-105

Letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] (Marlborough House [London]) to Charles Frederick [Surveyor General of the Ordnance] with instructions for ropes, pickets, lanterns and candles to be sent to Portsmouth [Hampshire] and discussing information about rates of pay to be supplied to Lord Barrington for the House of Commons. Signed manuscript with red wax seal.

2 folios
c 1757
CHAR 28/149B/106

Letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] (Marlborough House [London]) to an unidentified correspondent asking him to return to London for an urgent meeting "for we are greatly alarm'd". Signed manuscript.

1 folio
c 1757
CHAR 28/149B/107

Letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] (Marlborough House [London]) to an unidentified correspondent on subjects including: King [George II]'s wishes regarding sending 4,000 arms; requirements for "cartouch [sic] boxes" and the lack of notice provided; and an advance to be paid to Lieutenant Foy for his expedition to Minorca. Signed manuscript.

1 folio
13 May 1756
CHAR 28/149B/108

Letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] (Byfleet Camp [Surrey]) to an unidentified correspondent discussing arrangements to have dinner together and asking for equipment to be sent to Byfleet for an experiment. Signed manuscript.

1 folio
c 1756
CHAR 28/149B/109

Letter from [Lord] London to [Charles, 3rd Duke of Marlborough, Master General of the Ordnance] discussing his requirements. Signed manuscript.

1 folio
c 1756
CHAR 28/149B/110

Letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] (Headquarters near Canterbury [Kent]) to an unidentified correspondent discussing the artillery's need for tools and his plans for the construction of batteries. Signed manuscript.

1 folio
03 Jul 1757
CHAR 28/149B/111

Letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance](Barham Camp [Kent]) to an unidentified correspondent on subjects including: warrants for a conductor; the future destination of battalions at Shaftesbury [Dorset]; and payment for artificiers' warrants. Signed manuscript.

1 folio
23 Jul 1757
CHAR 28/149B/112

Letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance](Marlborough House [London]) to Charles Frederick, Surveyor General of the Ordnance ordering him to prepare stocks of various pieces of ammunition and transport for the equipment and to observe the "greatest secrecy". Signed manuscript.

1 folio
14 Aug 1756
CHAR 28/149B/113

Letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance](Portsmouth [Hampshire]) to an unidentified correspondent informing him that a convoy is ready for the ordnance store ships and expressing regret that another man of war is not available to "look after the transport that we must expect to be dispersed in the voyage at this blowing season of the year". Signed manuscript.

1 folio
23 Nov 1756
CHAR 28/149B/114

Letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance](Marlborough House [London]) to an unidentified correspondent discussing cartridge paper which is to be sent to the Tower [of London] and his hopes that it will prove satisfactory as it would be better not to be wholly dependent on the Dutch for supplies. Signed manuscript.

1 folio
15 Dec 1756
CHAR 28/149B/115

Original folder enclosing the contents of CHAR 28/149A-B marked "Lot 539".

1 folio
c 1945
CHAR 28/149B/73

Letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance](Barham Camp [Kent]) to Charles Frederick [Surveyor General of the Ordnance] discussing the construction of barracks at Chatham [Kent] and the need to apply to the navy for permission to build on the land. Signed manuscript. Typed transcript at CHAR 28/149B/74.

1 folio
23 Sep 1757
CHAR 28/149B/74

Transcript of a letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance](Barham Camp [Kent]) to Charles Frederick [Surveyor General of the Ordnance] discussing the construction of barracks at Chatham [Kent] and the need to apply to the navy for permission to build on the land. Typed. Original letter at CHAR 28/149B/73.

1 folio
c 1945
CHAR 28/149B/75

Note from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] to Charles Frederick [Surveyor General of the Ordnance] discussing the commissions for the officers due to accompany 100 miners to Minorca. Signed manuscript. Typed transcript at CHAR 28/149B/76.

1 folio
c 1757
CHAR 28/149B/76

Transcript of a note from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] to Charles Frederick [Surveyor General of the Ordnance] discussing the commissions for the officers due to accompany 100 miners to Minorca. Typed. Original note at CHAR 28/149B/77.

1 folio
c 1945
CHAR 28/149B/77

Letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] (Marlborough House [London]) to an unidentified correspondent discussing arrangements to meet. Signed manuscript. Typed transcript at CHAR 28/149B/78.

1 folio
c 1757
CHAR 28/149B/78

Transcript of a letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] (Marlborough House [London]) to an unidentified correspondent discussing arrangements to meet. Typed. Original letter at CHAR 28/149B/77.

1 folio
c 1945
CHAR 28/149B/79

Letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] (Marlborough House [London]) to Charles Frederick [Surveyor General of the Ordnance] discussing arrangements to meet. Signed manuscript with red ?shellac seal. Typed transcript at CHAR 28/149B/80.

1 folio
c 1757
CHAR 28/149B/80

Transcript of a letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] (Marlborough House [London]) to Charles Frederick [Surveyor General of the Ordnance] discussing arrangements to meet. Typed. Original letter at CHAR 28/149B/79.

1 folio
c 1945
CHAR 28/149B/81

Letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] (Langley [?Kent) to an unidentified correspondent discussing various candidates and the madness of Mr Harvesty. Signed manuscript. Typed transcript at CHAR 28/149B/82.

1 folio
13 Feb 1757
CHAR 28/149B/82

Transcript of a letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] (Langley [?Kent]) to an unidentified correspondent discussing various candidates and the madness of Mr Harvesty. Typed. Original letter at CHAR 28/149B/81.

1 folio
c 1945
CHAR 28/149B/83

Transcript of a letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] (Barham Camp [Kent]) to an unidentified correspondent asking for additional supplies of gunpowder and recommending that it should be delivered to Sandwich [Kent]. Typed. Original letter at CHAR 28/149B/84.

1 folio
c 1945
CHAR 28/149B/84

Letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] (Barham Camp [Kent]) to an unidentified correspondent asking for additional supplies of gunpowder and recommending that it should be delivered to Sandwich [Kent]. Signed manuscript. Typed transcript CHAR 28/149B/83.

1 folio
19 Sep 1757
CHAR 28/149B/85

Letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] (Headquarters near Canterbury [Kent]) to an unidentified correspondent in which he asks for additional supplies of gunpowder "now that the Duke of Newcastle has kissed hands"; discusses arrangements to pay the shift; and reminds him of his promise to visit. Signed manuscript. Typed transcript CHAR 28/149B/86.

1 folio
01 Jul 1757
CHAR 28/149B/86

Transcript of a letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] (Headquarters near Canterbury [Kent]) to an unidentified correspondent in which he asks for additional supplies of gunpowder "now that the Duke of Newcastle has kissed hands"; discusses arrangements to pay the shift; and reminds him of his promise to visit. Typed. Original letter at CHAR 28/149B/85.

1 folio
c 1945
CHAR 28/149B/87

Letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] (Barham Camp [Kent]) to an unidentified correspondent in which he expresses sympathy over the additional number of orders and informs him that 1st Lieutenant Foy is to accompany a bomb vessel. Signed manuscript. Typed transcript at CHAR 28/149B/86.

1 folio
06 Aug 1757
CHAR 28/149B/88

Transcript of a letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] (Barham Camp [Kent]) to an unidentified correspondent in which he expresses sympathy over the additional number of orders and informs him that 1st Lieutenant Foy is to accompany a bomb vessel. Typed. Original letter at CHAR 28/149B/87.

1 folio
c 1945
CHAR 28/149B/89

Letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] to an unidentified correspondent in which he explains that a replacement warrant will be needed from the King and that beds will need to be found for the men in the meantime; informs him that the "D of N" has resigned and that he will be at the Tower [of London] by 10:30 on Saturday. Signed manuscript. Original letter at CHAR 28/149B/88.

1 folio
c 1757
CHAR 28/149B/90

Transcript of a letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] to an unidentified correspondent in which he explains that a replacement warrant will be needed from the King and that beds will need to be found for the men in the meantime; informs him that the "D of N" has resigned and that he will be at the Tower [of London] by 10:30 on Saturday. Typed. Original letter at CHAR 28/149B/89.

1 folio
c 1945
CHAR 28/149B/91

Letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] to an unidentified correspondent in which he explains that he cannot express an opinion about whether troops have sufficient ammunition; comments that had he been informed about the train "no one article would be wanting or doubtfull [sic]"; and informs him that there are supplies of ammunition at Halifax [Yorkshire]. Signed manuscript. Typed transcript at CHAR 28/149B/92.

1 folio
09 Feb 1757
CHAR 28/149B/92

Transcript of a letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] to an unidentified correspondent in which he explains that he cannot express an opinion about whether troops have sufficient ammunition; comments that had he been informed about the train "no one article would be wanting or doubtfull [sic]"; and informs him that there are supplies of ammunition at Halifax [Yorkshire]. Typed. Original letter at CHAR 28/149B/91.

1 folio
c 1945
CHAR 28/149B/93

Letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] to an unidentified correspondent in which he expresses pleasure that additional ammunition will be ready for the troops; comments that had he been informed about the expedition it would have been ready to sail; discusses an appointment with the Duke of Devonshire about financial matters and the embarkation of artillery troops. Signed manuscript. Typed transcript at CHAR 28/149B/94.

1 folio
12 Feb 1757
CHAR 28/149B/94

Transcript of a letter from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] to an unidentified correspondent in which he expresses pleasure that additional ammunition will be ready for the troops; comments that had he been informed about the expedition it would have been ready to sail; discusses an appointment with the Duke of Devonshire about financial matters and the embarkation of artillery troops. Typed. Original letter at CHAR 28/149B/95.

1 folio
c 1945
CHAR 28/149B/95

Note from [?Charles, 3rd Duke of Marlborough, Master General of the Ordnance] discussing an expedition and orders relating to a ship. Unsigned manuscript.

1 folio
c 1757
CHAR 28/149B/96

Biographical note relating to John, 4th Lord London and his positions. Manuscript.

1 folio
c 1945
CHAR 28/149B/97-98

"Demands to be issued" [in the hand of Charles, 3rd Duke of Marlborough, Master General of the Ordnance] including a list of weapons with information about the cost of each, details of ammunition and gunpowder required, and a list of supplies (including hospitals) needed at various locations in Britain. Unsigned manuscript.

2 folios
1756
CHAR 28/149B/99

Memorandum from [Charles, 3rd Duke of] Marlborough [Master General of the Ordnance] with the information that the foundations of the existing barracks at Tower Wharf [London] will not support the additional storey proposed and that should the foundations be dismantled the barracks will not be completed within the year. Manuscript signed by Marlborough.

1 folio
27 May 1756