Document ReferencePw2 Hy 1240
TitleTranscript in French of speech from A. de Matueof [Andrei Matveyev] to Anne, Queen of Great Britain and Ireland, sent to Robert Harley [later 1st Earl of Oxford]; 27 May 1707
Date17 May 1707
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionSpeech given in private audience with Queen Anne at Kensington [Palace].

Refers to the historic friendship and links between previous Russian and English rulers and expresses warmth for continuing alliance and friendship; congratulates the Queen on military successes.

Endorsed on verso by Robert Harley [later 1st Earl of Oxford].
Termroyalty, audience with
diplomacy, with Russia

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA29988Matveyev; Andrei A. (1666-1728); Muscovite Ambassador in London 1707-8; Russian minister at Amsterdam 1700-121666-1728
NA18608Anne (1665-1714); Queen of Great Britain and Ireland1665-1714
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