Document ReferencePw2 Hy 1183
TitleLetter in French from Willem Buys, Amst[erdam], Netherlands, to [Robert Harley] 1st Earl of Oxford; 30 Jun. 1711
Date30 June 1711
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionPraises Harley's qualities in both personal and official capacities; congratulates him on his elevation to the peerage and his appointment as Lord Treasurer; refers to necessity for peace and hopes Lord Raby will return with good news.
Termtreaties, Utrecht 1714
peace negotiations, with France 1711

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA29956Wentworth; Thomas (1672-1739); 1st Earl of Strafford; succ. as Baron Raby 1695; 1st Earl of of 2nd creation; cr. Earl 1711; ambassador to Hague 1711-17141672-1739
NA29481Buys; Willem (1661-1749); -; Pensionary of Amsterdam 1693-17251661-1749
NA893Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-17141661-1724
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