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Letter from the Duke of Argyll, Regarding a Garrison Reduction at Dumbarton

Author(s): Campbell, Archibald

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Aug 8th 1712


The Garrisons in Scotland
are to be reduced from
the 24th of this Mounth
to their former Establishment,
viz 5o men for dumbarton
I shall send the order
in A [¿] or two.
I would have you consider
& consult Which of
the men to discharge
& pray let all poſsible
care be taken that there
may be no clamour or
I believe it will be of great

service to me if you went
to dumbarton upon this
occasion poor ſuccoth
being in such A weak
condition. I am now
in hast this [¿].
I have just got the order
& send it you inclosed.
Tell my mother shee may
direct the [¿] to David
Campbell as formerly.
I expect to morrow that
there will be orders to clear
of the Garrisons to the
24th of this month.

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Letter from the Duke of Argyll, Regarding a Garrison Reduction at Dumbarton

Document Information

Document ID 359
Title Letter from the Duke of Argyll, Regarding a Garrison Reduction at Dumbarton
Year group 1700-1750
Genre Personal writing
Year of publication 1712
Wordcount 135

Author information: Campbell, Archibald

Author ID 167
Forenames Archibald
Surname Campbell
AKA Third Duke of Argyll, Earl of Ilay, Ilay
Gender Male
Year of birth 1682
Place of birth Surrey, England
Mother's place of birth Suffolk, England
Father's place of birth Edinburgh, Scotland
Occupation Nobleman, politician, military, judge
Father's occupation Nobleman, Politician
Education University
Locations where resident Glasgow, Edinburgh
Religious affiliation Presbyterian, Catholic