Document ReferencePw2 Hy 1296
TitleLetter in French from A. de Matueof [Matveyev], London, to Robert Harley [later 1st Earl of Oxford]; 20 Dec. 1707
Date20 December 1707
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionConcerns the matter of the Tsar's inclusion in the Grand Alliance and the delay in ascertaining the views of the Etats Généraux, now attributed to the absence from the Hague of Cadogan, the Queen's Envoy Extraordinary; refers also to two minor matters to be brought to the Queen's attention, the promotion of Mr [Goodwin] and the question of Muscovite sailors to be apprenticed in the Navy.
Termdiplomacy, with Russia
diplomatic relations, Europe, Grand Alliance 1707
navies, Russian, apprenticeship of Muscovite sailors

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA29966Cadogan; William (1670-1726); 1st Earl Cadogan; general; 1st Earl Cadogan of 1st creation; cr. 1718 ; also cr. Baron Cadogan and Viscount Caversham; earldom became extinct on his death1670-1726
NA6169Peter I (1672-1725); Emperor of Russia; ( succeeded 1682)1672-1725
NA29998Goodwin; - (fl 1707); -; patronised by Peter the Greatfl 1707
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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