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er scheme. Gunning's private and confidential despatch from Moscow was received in London on the first day of September, with elation and delight. That very day Suffolk prepared an answer to the minister. To Catharine, George himself, with his own hand wrote a very polite epistle, requesting her friendly Chap. L.} 1775. Sept. to Howe and to Carleton, that the empress had given the most ample assurances of letting them have any number of infantry that might be wanted. On the eighth, Suffolk despatched a second courier to Gunning, with a project of a treaty for taking a body of Russian troops into the pay and service of Great Britain. The treaty was be seven pounds sterling a man, payable one half in cash and the other half on embarkation. A subsidy was not to be refused. I will not conceal from you, wrote Suffolk to Gunning, Chap. L.} 1775. Sept. that this accession of force being very earnestly desired, expense is not so much an object as in ordinary cases. Scarcely h
disposed, could supply at least three thousand men, and the landgrave of Hesse Cassel five thousand; in November, 1775, Suffolk thus instructed Colonel Faucitt, the British agent: Your point is to get as many as you can; I own to you my own hopes ayielding to all the exactions of the landgrave, was their eagerness to obtain the troops early in February. Often, wrote Suffolk, as I have urged expedition, I must repeat it once more, nothing is so much to be guarded against as delay, which will mn additional special subsidy. Professing ostensibly to give an absolute refusal, lest he should wake up similar claims, Suffolk in fact prepared to grant the demand, or some equivalent, under an injunction of the most absolute secrecy. The prince'soldiers of his regiment might be animated with an attachment and zeal like his own; and attempting English, he wrote to Suffolk: May the end they shall fight for, answer to the king's upper Chap. LVII.} contentment, and your laudable endeavors, m