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“Saturday Novr. 23d.... Mr. Strachey is returned from England. I find the Ministers
here Mr. Oswald and Fitzherbert are very doubtful about Peace and are indeed doubtful
of Ld. Shelburne keeping his Ground.—Mr. Vaughan went to England in consequence of
Reneval's going that he might be at hand to prompt Ld. Shelburne to the Peace—his
pretence was going to see Mrs. Vaughan” (Matthew Ridley, Diary, MHi
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