Document ReferencePw2 Hy 1108
TitleEncoded letter from William Van Heels [Huls], Hague, Netherlands, to [Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford]; 5/16 Jun. 1711
Date16 June 1711
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionDiscusses the state of the [peace] negotiations with France and the Netherlands; says that a reoccurrence of the gout has prevented him from seeing anyone; reports that Prince Eugene is expected that night on his way to Germany where he will attempt to 'prevent mischief intended by ye French'; details the reports of Eugene's military manoeuvres and his agreement with the Elector of Bavaria; does not know whether these reports be true or a 'pretence onely to Deceive the Enemy'; discusses various interviews and refers to the participants and places by code numbers.
Termdiplomacy, with France
military campaigns, Prince Eugene/Germany 1711
intelligence, false, circulation of
diplomacy, with Netherlands
intelligence, cypher
wars, War of the Spanish Succession 1701-1714

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA29489Eugene (1663-1736); Prince of Savoy1663-1736
NA29946Maximilian II Emanuel (1662-1726 ); Elector of Bavaria; ( acc. 1679)1662-1726
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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