Document ReferencePw2 Hy 1231
TitleCopy of letter from [Robert Harley] 1st Earl of Oxford, to Pensionary Heinsius; 18/29 Sep. 1711
Date29 September 1711
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionAcknowledges receipt of a letter sent via Mr Drummond; hopes to have a full answer by the next post; refers to the financing of the war; discusses the 'Grand Affair' and the obstacles to its resolution; regrets that Lord Strafford's domestic affairs meant he could not be sent on a diplomatic mission to Holland any sooner; longs to receive a minister from Heinsius' side; suggests the appointment of Mr van Huls.
Termdiplomacy, with Netherlands
appointments, diplomatic
wars, War of the Spanish Succession 1701-1714
estate business, 1st Earl of Strafford

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA29982Drummond; John (1676-1742); Mr; Scots merchant at Amsterdam; agent of Earl of Oxford and Viscount Bolingbroke1676-1742
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
NA1085Heinsius; Anthony (1641-1720); Grand Pensionary of Holland from 16881641-1720
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