Document ReferencePw2 Hy 1222
TitleCopy of letter from Robert Harley [later 1st Earl of Oxford], to Mr Buys; 24 Sep./5 Oct. 1706
Date5 October 1706
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionDiscusses the need for 'vigorous preparation' for the campaign of the following year, lest the French should turn any delays to their advantage; says that everything possible should be done to 'prevent the ill effects of unreasonable jealousies'; states that an 'indissoluble union between Holland and England is the interest of both nations'; claims that England much prefers the friendship of the States to that of the Court of Vienna; encloses an extract of his letter to Mr Stepney [not present] and says the position was put over in even stronger terms to Count Galas.
Termdiplomacy, with Netherlands
diplomacy, with Holy Roman Empire
military campaigns, Europe 1707
wars, War of the Spanish Succession 1701-1714

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA29476Gallas; Johann W. (1669-1719); Count von Gallas; ambassador of Holy Roman Empire to England?1669-1719
NA29490Stepney; George (1663-1707); Mr; diplomat; poet1663-1707
NA893Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-17141661-1724
NA29481Buys; Willem (1661-1749); -; Pensionary of Amsterdam 1693-17251661-1749
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