Document ReferencePw2 Hy 1264
TitleLetter in Latin from A. de Matueof [Matveyev], London, to Robert Harley [later 1st Earl of Oxford]; 6 Aug. 1707
Date6 August 1707
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionSays he is pleased with [Harley's] commnication of the previous day and still hopes for his good offices in securing a favourable response for Russia; announces that 10,000 Swedish troops [?] have entered Silesia, that only their actions and time will tell what their intentions are and that what seems incredible now will become increasingly real; says it is now public knowledge in the Hague that there is an alliance between Sweden, Prussia and Hanover but does not know if Britain or the United Provinces have any interest in this; believes, if [Harley] knew of this he would have told him out of friendship, a friendship he believes to be true and which he reciprocates.
Termdiplomacy, with Russia
foreign relations, Europe 1707

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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
NA893Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-17141661-1724
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