Document ReferencePw2 Hy 1137
TitleLetter from William Van Heels [Huls], to [Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford]; 1 Aug. 1712
Date1 August 1712
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionAcknowledges receipt of Oxford's letter; says he would not have tarried to travel to 'towne' to hear his commands if he did not have 'a little touch of the gout'; offers to write to the Pensionary and his friends in Holland on the subject of their attempts to recover Queen Anne's 'favour and Protection'; believes that they are 'near to come into the cessation of arms'; reports that Holland wishes it had accepted this before the 'unhappy action of Denain' which has caused 'severe reflections'; encloses a letter [not present] from Lord Albermarle who is under considerable obligation to Oxford.

Adds in a post script that he will wait on Oxford as soon as he is recovered from the gout.
Termmedical conditions, gout
battles, Denain 1712
diplomacy, with Netherlands

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NA29944Keppel; Arnold Joost van (1670-1718); 1st Earl of Albemarle; member of Nobles of the States General1670-1718
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NA893Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-17141661-1724
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