In Mr. Jenkinsons absence
I have the honor to acknowledge
the rect of your two letters of the
14th addressed to him â the one
marked "Private & Confidential" and
containing the Copy of an anonymous
letter together with some Information
respecting a suspicious person named
"Foley" â the other communicating
the particulars of one outrage lately
committed at Bainbridge in the
County of Down â Lord Hawkesbury
desires me to convey to you his
Thanks for these communications
â The details of Duponts Surrender
were received yesterday â but
no Bulletin was issued on the
occasion â I must therefore refer
you to the papers of the day
for the particulars of them.
Robert Banks Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool. He was a British statesman and the longest-serving British Prime Minister since 1806.
Edward was Under- Secretary for the Military from 1801-1819. His role was two-pronged: he was was responsible for the defence of Ireland and the smooth running of the military stationed in the country.