Document ReferencePw2 Hy 1125
TitleLetter from [William Van Huls], Tournay, Netherlands, to [Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford]; 12/23 Aug. 1711
Date23 August 1711
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionReports that he has been to Zealand and journeyed to Tournay at the request of Lord Albermarle; says that Albermarle was there the pervious day regarding the arrangements for the siege of Bouchain; encloses a plan [not present] from Albermarle on this subject; reports that Albermarle intends to furnish Oxford with excerpts from his journal to clarify the proceedings; intends to return to the Hague at the end of the week and to see Lord Raby returned with the 'long expected answer'.

Old Style dating on letter.
Termwars, War of the Spanish Succession 1701-1714
sieges, Bouchain 1711

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