Document ReferencePw2 Hy 1109
TitleEncoded letter from William Van Heels [Huls], Hague, Netherlands, to [Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford]; 12/23 Jun. 1711
Date23 June 1711
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionDiscusses the state of the [peace] negotiations with France and the Netherlands; apologises for not writing previously due to gout and a 'want of subject'; reports that the last letter received as delivered by Lord Orkney, who came over with the mail; refers to the 'justice' done to Oxford and to his 'great Ancestors'; discusses various interviews and refers to the participants and places by code numbers.
Termdiplomacy, with France
honours and decorations, elevation to peerage
medical conditions, gout
diplomacy, with Netherlands
intelligence, cypher
wars, War of the Spanish Succession 1701-1714

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA29616Hamilton; George (c.1666-1737); 1st Earl of Orkney; 5th son of Duke of Hamilton; cr. 1696c.1666-1737
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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