Document ReferencePw2 Hy 1347
TitleLetter in French from W. Hetzler, La Hage [The Hague], Netherlands, to [Robert Harley] 1st Earl of Oxford; 27 Apr. 1714
Date27 April 1714
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionStates that the French court, through its ambassador at the Hague, has presented assurances that it will do nothing to assist the King of Spain, either directly or indirectly, against the Catalans; reports this is confirmed by Dutch ministers resident in Paris; reports views of sceptics who suggest this is a ploy to enable them more easily to achieve their goal; reports Germany anxiety at rumours that France is negotiating with the King of Sweden in respect of the Duché de Deuxponts; reports a resolution of the Etats Généraux in respect of the lottery in the province.

Note in English on reverse refer to reports from Amsterdam in relation to a sum of money remitted to Hamburg.

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA30033Hetzler; William (fl 1714); at The Hague; diplomat?fl 1714
NA893Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-17141661-1724
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