Document ReferencePw A 1630
TitleLetter in French from William, Prince of Orange [later King William III], Loo [Lo], to William Bentinck [later 1st Earl of Portland]; 21 Sep. 1687
Date21 September 1687
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionAcknowledges Bentinck's letter of 19 Sept; states that the Pensionary [Fagel] has also informed him of what took place at the Assembly, adding that his letter shows he wishes to see agreement reached over the Haerlem affair; reports that he has replied, stating that he had expressed his views in the letter he wrote to Bentinck on Friday, and that he was happy for an agreement to be reached without taking matters further; notes that he also expressed his strong agreement concerning the reply to be made to Stuart, whose letter he encloses; adds that it would be no bad thing to communicate the reply to Dr Burnet who has a thorough knowledge of English affairs and he knows no one more appropriate to translate it into English, for later printing and publishing; suggests that Bentinck consult with the Pensionary.
TermDutch affairs, politics
elections, Haarlem 1687, burgomaster
languages, English, translation of in Holland
Related MaterialN. Japikse, 'Correspondentie van Willem III en van Hans Willem Bentinck, Eersten Graaf van Portland', Rijks Geschiedkundige Publicatiƫn (the Hague, 1927), No. 23, pp 33-34.

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA31477Fagel; Gaspard (1629-1688); -; Grand Pensionary of Holland1629-1688
NA31485Stewart; James (fl 1687); -; advocatefl 1687
NA18601Burnet; Gilbert (1643-1715); Bishop of Salisbury; attended Lord Russell on the scaffold; Bishop of Salisbury 1689-17151643-1715
NA1083William III (1650-1702); King of England Scotland and Ireland1650-1702
NA1043Bentinck; H. William (1649-1709); 1st Earl of Portland; diplomat and adviser of William of Orange; alias Hans Willem1649-1709
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