Secret Service Money Under the Duke of Newcastle

  • Lewis Namier


When leaving the Treasury in July 1766, Lord Rockingham inquired of the old, experienced Duke of Newcastle how to close the secret service accounts and what to do with the money remaining in his hands. Newcastle thereupon sent him accounts covering part of the time he himself had been at the head of the Treasury.


General Election Special Service Foreign Agent Private Pension Secret Service 
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  1. 2.
    See James Townsend, The Oxfordshire Dashtvoods(1922), p. 28.Google Scholar

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  • Lewis Namier

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