A note stating that M. Lany, a dancer for the King of Prussia, should not be admitted to performances at the Royal Academy of Music. Paris, 1745.
A document by means of which Constantin Louis Estourmel, dying from a self-inflicted wound, signs over his command of The Trident to M. de la Jonquaire, citing as his reason the diminishment of the squadron's forces by "accidents" at sea. As the next document shows, Estourmel had suffered some form of mental breakdown in the days leading up to this event. October 1, 1746.
Letter from the Duke of York to Maurepas requesting military aid for his cousin, Charles Stuart. Boulogne sur Mer, February 11, 1746. In trying to enlist the support of the French Navy for the Stuart cause, Jacobites (English and Irish) played on French interests in containing the power of England.