Document ReferencePw2 Hy 1242
TitleLetter in Latin from A de Matueof [Matveyev], London, to Robert Harley [later 1st Earl of Oxford]; 21 May 1707
Date21 May 1707
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionStates that, following this day's meeting, he wishes to stress two outstanding points; says he has handed over, on the Tsar's instructions, letters in the name of the Polish Republic written by the Archbishop of Gneiss [Stanislaw Szembek] and the Marshal of the Confederation [Stanislaw Denhoff]] to the British Queen [Anne]; says their import has already been relayed to the British government by the British ambassador at the Hague, Stepney; asks for a speedy response and also a reply as to whether or not the British government is going to recognize Stanislas Leszczynski as King of Poland; says he requires these answers by Friday next.
Termdiplomacy, with Russia
monarchy, Poland 1707

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NA18608Anne (1665-1714); Queen of Great Britain and Ireland1665-1714
NA29490Stepney; George (1663-1707); Mr; diplomat; poet1663-1707
NA29991Szembek; Stanislaw (1650-1721); Archbishop of Gneiszo and Primate of Poland1650-1721
NA29992Denhoff; Stanislaw (c 1673-1728); -; Marshal of the Confederation of Sandormierz from 1704; also grand-master of the Lithuanian huntc 1673-1728
NA29993Stanislaw I Leszczynski (1677-1766 ); King of Poland; ( ruled 1704-1709 and 1733-1735)1677-1766
NA29988Matveyev; Andrei A. (1666-1728); Muscovite Ambassador in London 1707-8; Russian minister at Amsterdam 1700-121666-1728
NA893Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-17141661-1724
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