Reference numberHINCH 9/164-166
TitleLetter; T. Wright Vaughan, Knightsbridge, to 7th Earl of Sandwich.
DescriptionWill immediately try to frame a proper letter of representation of Lieuntenant Browne's case. Has had a letter from Mr. P. Tillard, and it appears that he did not consider the last letter as a direct offer of the Lieutenancy. Has therefore, written again, making a direct offer. With reference to the Adjutant; did not mean, in the last letter, to say that he intended to retire, but since the Earl as Lord Lieutenant has the task of re-forming and officering the Regiment, felt that he should be informed of all possibilities. Therefore, sends the letter which occasioned the hint about the Adjutant's retirement. Enclosed: 1) Letter J.G. Green, Buckden, to Colonel [Vaughan]. Various news about the Hunts Militia. Is thinking of the possibility of retiring, since he is getting old and knows nothing about the new system of drill. Would like to discuss this matter with the Colonel. 31st December, 1845 2) Letter Philip Tillard, Hastings, to [Colonel Vaughan] His brother declined to serve as an Ensign, not because of pride, but because he felt it unwise, having heard of the possibility of the Militia being sent on active service to Ireland, 8th January, 1846 to abandon his profession for his present rank. Cannot say whether his brother would wish to serve in the event of a Lieutenancy being offered to him.
Date9th January, 1846
CreatorNameMontagu family, Earls of Sandwich of Hinchingbrooke
RepositoryHuntingdonshire Archives

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