Document ReferencePw2 Hy 1107
TitleEncoded letter from William Van Heels [Huls], Hague, Netherlands, to [Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford]; 1/12 Jun. 1711
Date12 June 1711
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionDiscusses the state of the [peace] negotiations with France and the Netherlands; says that the members of the 'Assembly of the States of Holland' agree about the 'necessity of England and Holland sticking more close together than ever'; refers obliquely to Lord Portland; refers briefly to the conduct of Lord Jersey whilst at the negotiations; discusses various interviews and refers to the participants and places by code numbers.
Termdiplomacy, with France
diplomacy, with Netherlands
intelligence, cypher
wars, War of the Spanish Succession 1701-1714

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1044Bentinck; Henry (1682-1726); 1st Duke of Portland; 2nd Earl of Portland; cr. 1716; styled Viscount Woodstock 1689-17091682-1726
NA29945Villiers; Edward (c.1656-1711); 1st Earl of Jersey; cr. 1697; ambassador to The Hague 1697-8c.1656-1711
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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