Document ReferencePw2 Hy 1113
TitleUnsigned encoded letter from [William Van Huls], Haye [Hague], Netherlands, to [Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford]; 13 Jul. 1711
Date13 July 1711
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionDiscusses the state of the [peace] negotiations with France and the Netherlands; says that the English mail has arrived but that there was nothing for him; says that '30' is anxious about the contents of Oxford's letter of 15/26 Jun. and is ignorant of any 'treacherous dealing by some in authority here'; says that '30' wishes them to be 'free and open and to communicate without reserve'; quotes part of Oxford's letter and asks him to elaborate; discusses the contents of an intercepted letter from Monsieur Peteum; encloses an unidentified document [not present]; discusses various interviews and refers to the participants and places by code numbers.
Termdiplomacy, with France
diplomacy, with Netherlands
intelligence, cypher
intelligence, interception of post
wars, War of the Spanish Succession 1701-1714

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA29948Peteum; - (fl 1711); Monsieur; diplomat?; of Amsterdam?fl 1711
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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