Document ReferencePw2 Hy 804
TitleIncomplete draft of letter from [U. Moyne, to Robert Harley, later 1st Earl of Oxford]; n.d. [c.1704-1705]
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionDiscusses the details of his case; comments on the 'long time I have been confin'd'; wishes to be tried for the crimes of which he is suspected; says that he will accept punishment if found guilty by a court; says that he has been unable to produce an order from the Court of France or provide details of his negotiations in Scotland as neither ever existed; has been told that he could be tried in a Martial Court for entering England without a pass; says that Mr Lewis has calmed his 'troubled mind' somewhat; hopes that he will be allowed to teach as he is now in financial need.

Writer has been identified from his hand; the recipient from related correspondence.

This document is undated; the date provided is based on that of related documents.
Termlegal cases, U. Moyne
courts, martial
crimes, espionage
crimes, passports, lack of

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA29544Lewis; - (fl 1704); Mr; advised U. Moyne on his legal casefl 1704
NA29543Moyne; U. (fl 1704-1705); Monsieur; French; on trial for movement between England and Francefl 1704-1705
NA893Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-17141661-1724
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