Document ReferencePw2 Hy 1170
TitleCopy of letter from [Robert Harley] 1st Earl of Oxford, to Mr W[illia]m Van Heels [Huls]; 15/25 Jun. 1711
Date25 June 1711
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionSays that Heels' letters show him to be a 'true patriot' and a man 'entirely devoted to the good of mankind in general' especially with regard to England and Holland; refers to the peace negotiations with France; complains that whilst events in England have been communicated openly to the Pensionary, the same is not true of reports from Holland to Queen Anne; asks Heels to inform the Pensionary of this problem and to tell 'no soul living'; says that he will never sacrifice the best interests of Britain.
Termdiplomacy, with Netherlands
diplomacy, between France and Netherlands
wars, War of the Spanish Succession 1701-1714
diplomacy, with France

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA18608Anne (1665-1714); Queen of Great Britain and Ireland1665-1714
NA1085Heinsius; Anthony (1641-1720); Grand Pensionary of Holland from 16881641-1720
NA893Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-17141661-1724
NA29941Huls; Carel Willem van (fl 1663-1714); Dutch; diplomatic channel between 1st Earl of Oxford and Pensionary Heinsiusfl 1663-1714
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