Document ReferencePw2 Hy 1105
TitleEncoded letter from William Van Heels [Huls], Hague, Netherlands, to [Robert Harley, later 1st Earl of Oxford]; 25 May 1711
Date25 May 1711
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionSays that he has recovered from the gout and has resumed his interviews, which are going well; discusses the state of the [peace] negotiations with France; says that there is 'no doubt of a good and honourable peace, and perhaps much sooner than expected'; discusses various interviews and refers to the participants and places by code numbers.
Termdiplomacy, with France
diplomacy, with Netherlands
intelligence, cypher
medical conditions, gout
wars, War of the Spanish Succession 1701-1714

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA29941Huls; Carel Willem van (fl 1663-1714); Dutch; diplomatic channel between 1st Earl of Oxford and Pensionary Heinsiusfl 1663-1714
NA893Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-17141661-1724
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