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Letter of John Russell, 4th Duke of Bedford, 1749 Aug. 4.

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Abstract

Contains a letter from [John Russell], [4th Duke of] Bedford, [Secretary of State of the Southern Department], Whitehall, to [Lieutenant Governor William Gooch] regarding the agreement between the crowns of England & Spain ceasing hostilities in the American seas. Russell also states that His Catholic Majesty has directed a general order to be sent to all his governors requiring them to make the restitution of all English prizes taken after 9 August 1748.