Document ReferencePw2 Hy 1370
TitleLetter from J. Scott, Leipzig, [Germany], to Mr [Thomas] Harley; 12 May 1714
Date12 May 1714
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionCongratulates Harley on his safe arrival in Hanover; offers his services should Harley require any assistance; reports that the polish ambassador has signed an act allowing the King of Sweden to pass through Poland; believes that the King will 'quickly leave the Turkish dominions'; notes that the Swedish agent at Broslaw has been ordered not to forward any more letters to the King in Turkey and discusses his travel arrangements; speculates as to the advantages should the Kings of Poland and Sweden become friends; comments that the Landgrave of Hess Cassel is present and has dined with the King [of Poland].
Termdiplomacy, between Poland and Sweden

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA29447Charles XII (1682-1718 ); King of Sweden; (acc. 1697)1682-1718
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
NA30050Hesse; Charles (1654-1730); Landgrave of Hesse-Cassel; succ. 16701654-1730
NA30048Scott; James (fl 1711-1715); Mr; envoy extraordinary to Poland 1711-5; resided Poland/Saxony until 1715fl 1711-1715
NA29971Harley; Thomas (c.1667-1738); Mr; nephew of Sir Edward Harleyc.1667-1738
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