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Pw2Hy - Papers of the Harley Family, 1602-1738, in the Portland (Welbeck) Collection
Pw2 Hy 1368
Incomplete letter in French possibly from [Henry St John, 1st Viscount Bolingbroke to Mr James Scott]; n.d. [c.Jan.-Feb.1711/2]
January 1712-February 1712 c
Refers to the Queen's resolutions with to the opening of peace negotiations and the interests of her kingdoms; refers to Lord Strafford's instructions concerning preliminary proposals to the Allies on behalf of France and also those stipulated for Great Britain; refers to the Scottish succession and the circulation of the Pretender's [medals].
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St John; Henry (1678-1751); 1st Viscount Bolingbroke; statesman
Scott; James (fl 1711-1715); Mr; envoy extraordinary to Poland 1711-5; resided Poland/Saxony until 1715
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