Document ReferencePw2 Hy 1106
TitleEncoded letter from William Van Heels [Huls], Hague, Netherlands, to [Robert Harley, later 1st Earl of Oxford]; 29 May 1711
Date29 May 1711
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionDiscusses the state of the [peace] negotiations with France; reports the return of Monsieur Pettecum from Amsterdam; says that the lack of mail from England has delayed any new discussions; sends the compliments of Lord Albermarle to the Duke of Shrewsbury; repeats the offers of service from Lord Albermarle; discusses various interviews and refers to the participants and places by code numbers.
Termdiplomacy, with France
diplomacy, with Netherlands
intelligence, cypher
wars, War of the Spanish Succession 1701-1714

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA29943Pettecum; - (fl 1711); Monsieur; diplomat?; of Amsterdam?fl 1711
NA18622Talbot; Charles (1660-1718); 1st Duke of Shrewsbury; styled Lord Talbot; succ as 12th Earl of Shrewsbury 1668; created Duke of Shrewsbury 1694; son of the 11th Earl of Shrewsbury of the 2nd creation1660-1718
NA29944Keppel; Arnold Joost van (1670-1718); 1st Earl of Albemarle; member of Nobles of the States General1670-1718
NA29941Huls; Carel Willem van (fl 1663-1714); Dutch; diplomatic channel between 1st Earl of Oxford and Pensionary Heinsiusfl 1663-1714
NA893Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-17141661-1724
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