Document ReferencePw A 346
TitleLetter from Fuchs, Berlin, [to William Bentinck, 1st Earl of Portland]; 15 Aug. 1688
Date Of Creation15 August 1688
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionRefers to attached papers and minor changes to the conditions sent; reports that troops still there will march immediately for Cleves; refers to his pleinpourvoir; this is ready but as the Elector cannot sign it before the post leaves, [Bentinck] will have it by the next [post]; reports that they are expecting someone from Celle for discussion of 'd'autres affaires que des complimens'; reports that they have written to Sweden but there is not time to send him a copy which would have to be put into cipher; sends Danckleman's compliments; reports agreement on the two points requested by Celle regarding the march of troops through the Elector's land and the security of Hamburg and other places; reports that in this connection 6,300 men will be kept ready to march at short notice rather than the 5,000 requested by Celle.

The letter is dated '5/15 aug 1688'.
Termintelligence, reports
diplomacy, 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
NA30337Danckelmann; Eberhard Christoph Balthasar von (1643-1722); minister and envoy of the Elector of Brandenburg1643-1722
NA30306Fuchs; Paul (fl 1688-1703); -; minister to Frederick III Elector of Brandenburg later King Frederick I of Prussiafl 1688-1703
NA1043Bentinck; H. William (1649-1709); 1st Earl of Portland; diplomat and adviser of William of Orange; alias Hans Willem1649-1709
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