Out-letter book of Henry Fox, labelled "Private Letter Book", June 1748 - May 1754. Principal correspondents are Lieutenant-General Bland, Colonel Napier, Duke of Newcastle, Governor Trelawney, Lieutenant-General Churchill, Governor Cornwallis; others are Lord Lempster, Lord De la War, Earl of Sandwich, Lieutenant-Colonel York, Lieutenant-General Howard, Lord Albemarle, - James, Lieutenant-Colonel Heron, Major-General Fowke, Earl of Halifax, Governor Clinton, John Selwin, Lieutenant-Governor Waite, Colonel Holmes, H.R.H. The Duke [of Cumberland], Mr Sharpe, Attorney General, Governor Shirley, Lieutenant-General Bowles, Sir Charles Pawlett, Captain Theaker, Lieutenant-Colonel Hodges, Colonel Bockland, Lord Lisbourn, Lord John Murray, Earl of Penmure, Colonel Abercromby, Lieutenant-Colonel Campbell, Andrew Mitchel, Ensign Middleton, Lieutenant-Governor Ward, Lieutenant-General Wynyard, Colonel Leighton, Lieutenant-Colonel Crateherode, Lieutenant-Colonel Erskine, Captain Denny, John Bridges, Lieutenant-General Blakeney, Lieutenant-General Dalzel, Duke of Bedford, Colonel Herbert, Lieutenant-General Campbell, Lieutenant Concannon, Lieutenant-General Wolfe, Colonel Rich, Lieutenant-Colonel Talbot, Lady Huntingdon, John Frederick, Earl of Holderness, Colonel Dejean, Lieutenant-Colonel Walsh, Colonel Durouse, Major Ridley, Mrs Dickson, Lord George Beauclerk, General Ross, Lieutenant-Colonel Monckton, William Herbert, Robert Herbert, Lord Chief Justice Willes, Earl of Leven, Lord Charles Hay, Lieutenant-Colonel Crossley, Lieutenant-Colonel Leighton, Sir John Ligoneer, Lord George Sackville, Major-General Cholmondeley, Lieutenant-General Read, E Lloyd, Captain Rudyard, Major-General Bligh, Colonel Ingoldsby, Earl of Eglinton, Lord Cathcart, Palmes Robinson, Governor Thomas. General War Office business, including Army establishment, transports, commissions and appointments, affairs in Scotland, North America, West Indies, Gibraltar etc. Reduction in establishment, October 1748; East Indies, November 1748; Georgia and South Carolina, December 1748; Nova Scotia, March 1748/9, November 1749; Gibraltar, January 1749/50, October 1750; seeds of trees from Nova Scotia requested for Duke [of Cumberland], February 1749/50; deserter to be sent to America, August, 1750; disturbances at Edinburgh about Customs Officer, August 1750; management of Highland estates, May 1751; East India Company, November 1748, September 1752; capture of Dr Cameron, November 1752, March 1753. Career of John Calcraft, November 1748, March 1748/9, February 1749/50, February-March 1750/1, March 1753.