Document ReferencePw2 Hy 1248
TitleLetter in French from A de Matueof [Matveyev], London, to Robert Harley [later 1st Earl of Oxford]; 14 Jun. 1707
Date14 June 1707
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionApproves [Harley's] refusal to give credence to an intercepted letter; reports confirmation of previous orders from the Tsar [Peter I] to press the Queen [Anne] for a favourable response on known matters; refutes the suggestion that the Tsar is in negotiations with France and urges him to arrange things so that the Tsar's hopes are accomplished in the event with regard to which he is awaiting a resolution; refers to his letter to the Queen containing complaints against August, [former] King of Poland.
Termdiplomacy, with Russia
intelligence, interception of post

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6169Peter I (1672-1725); Emperor of Russia; ( succeeded 1682)1672-1725
NA18608Anne (1665-1714); Queen of Great Britain and Ireland1665-1714
NA29940Augustus Frederick I (1670-1733); King of Poland and Elector of Saxony; ('The Strong'; elected 1697; deposed 1706; restored 1709; Elector of Saxony as Frederick August I from 1694)1670-1733
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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