Document ReferencePw2 Hy 1329
TitleLetter from Charles Whitworth [later Baron Whitworth of Galway], Mosco[w], Russia, to Mr Paunceforth; 14/25 Jan. 1707/8
Date25 January 1708
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionDiscusses the attempts of Admiral Apraxin to speak with him on the orders of the Czar; says that the admiral left without doing so and that he cannot understand why; discusses his desire to return home and explains why he feels useless and unable to continue; suspects that Apraxin was ordered to recommend an (English) gentleman whom the Czar wishes to send to England; includes an extract [not present] from a letter to Mr Harley regarding his request to return to England.
Termdiplomacy, with Russia

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA893Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-17141661-1724
NA6169Peter I (1672-1725); Emperor of Russia; ( succeeded 1682)1672-1725
NA30018Apraxin; - (fl 1708); Admiral; Russian; diplomat?fl 1708
NA30006Whitworth; Charles (1675-1725); Baron Whitworth of Galway; envoy-extraordinary to Russia 1704-10; cr. 17211675-1725
NA30017Paunceforth; - (fl 1708); Mr; brother of Charles Whitworthfl 1708
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