Document ReferencePw2 Hy 853
TitleUnsigned statement regarding the case of Paul Breton; n.d. [c.1703-1709]
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionProvides information which has been given to the Secretaries of State; relates to 'unlawfull correspondence carryed on by some merchants dwelling in London'; says that they 'negotiated Bills of Exchange' which remitted 'great sums of money' for the King of France; states that several merchants were arrested in 1703, but released due to lack of evidence; says that Paul Breton was an agent for the Huguetans, Bankers at Amsterdam; states that the Huguetans were asked to leave by the town of Amsterdam; says that Paul Breton was discharged.

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Termcrimes, pro-Jacobite

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA29621Huguetans, bankers, c.1703-1709 ( Amsterdam later of Geneva)c.1703-1709
NA893Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-17141661-1724
NA29366Hedges; Charles (-1714); Sir; politician; lawyer; knighted 1689-1714
NA29622Breton; Paul (fl 1703-1709); -; French; arrested for assisting in the financial affairs of Louis XIVfl 1703-1709
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