Bundle of Papers re General Orders to the Army

Scope and Content

The bundle contains a letter from Lord Hobart, Secretary of State for War, to George Harry Grey (1737-1819), 5th Earl of Stamford, enclosing copies of the General Orders to the Army relating to British victories in Egypt. Lord Stamford forwarded the orders to Charles Potts, deputy clerk of the peace, for distribution among the various corps in Cheshire.