Document ReferencePw A 345
TitleLetter in French from Eberhard Danckelmann to William Bentinck, 1st Earl of Portland; 11 Aug. 1688
Date Of Creation11 August 1688
Extent2 ff
LevelItem/file
Content DescriptionAcknowledges receipt of his letter of 6 Aug. and enclosures from Celle; reports the comments on the treaty, noting that it had been hoped to provide for the transport of troops without money in view of the Elector [of Brandenburg]'s affection for the Prince of Orange, but that M. 'F' [Fuchs?] had given the reasons this could not be done; refers to the march of troops from 'C... et W...' [Celle and Wolfenb├╝ttel?] through [Brandenburg] and to the [Elector's] troops; reports that the treaty itself cannot come until the following post and gives reasons; states that M. 'F...' [Fuchs?] will return on Friday morning although the troops have already begun to march; refers to efforts to be undertaken on M. 'F' [Fuch?]'s return in relation to Sweden and Denmark; for the rest, hopes that everything will go according to the wishes of the Prince [of Orange].

The letter is dated 'mercredy 1/11 d'aout 1688'.
LanguageFrench
Termdiplomacy, Prince of Orange with Brandenburg 1688
revolutions, Glorious Revolution 1688, preparations
armies, troops, transportation of

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CodePersonNameDates of Existence
NA29458Frederick I (1657-1713 ); King of Prussia; ( acc. 1701; styled Frederick III Elector of Brandenberg until 1701)1657-1713
NA30306Fuchs; Paul (fl 1688-1703); -; minister to Frederick III Elector of Brandenburg later King Frederick I of Prussiafl 1688-1703
NA1083William III (1650-1702); King of England Scotland and Ireland1650-1702
NA30337Danckelmann; Eberhard Christoph Balthasar von (1643-1722); minister and envoy of the Elector of Brandenburg1643-1722
NA1043Bentinck; H. William (1649-1709); 1st Earl of Portland; diplomat and adviser of William of Orange; alias Hans Willem1649-1709
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