Document ReferencePw2 Hy 1318
TitlePart encoded letter from Charles Whitworth [later Baron Whitworth of Galway], Mosco[w], Russia, to Robert Harley [later 1st Earl of Oxford]; 11/22 Sep. 1706
Date22 September 1706
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionComments on the movements of the Czar; has no news of the Russian army or whether Field Marshall Sheremetoff has yet taken the command conferred upon him; reports that General Ogilvy is to enter the service of the King of Poland in the same capacity; reports the instructions to Monsieur Ismaelhoff that he should wait on the King of Prussia 'without any charter'.

[This section of document written in cypher has been decoded at some stage]; discusses briefly the dispute regarding the King of Prussia's 'design of owning Stanislaus'.
Termdiplomacy, with Russia
armies, Russian, command
appointments, diplomatic, by Russia
armies, Polish, command
foreign policy, Prussian, towards Stanislaus
intelligence, cypher

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6169Peter I (1672-1725); Emperor of Russia; ( succeeded 1682)1672-1725
NA30008Sheremetoff; - (fl 1706); Field Marshall; commander of the Russian armyfl 1706
NA30009Ogilvy; - (fl 1706); General; head of the army of the King of Polandfl 1706
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
NA29458Frederick I (1657-1713 ); King of Prussia; ( acc. 1701; styled Frederick III Elector of Brandenberg until 1701)1657-1713
NA30010Ismaelhoff; - (fl 1706); Monsieur; captain; Muscovite envoy to King of Prussia; brother of Muscovite ambassador to Denmarkfl 1706
NA30006Whitworth; Charles (1675-1725); Baron Whitworth of Galway; envoy-extraordinary to Russia 1704-10; cr. 17211675-1725
NA893Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-17141661-1724
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