Document ReferencePw2 Hy 1149
TitleLetter from William Van Heels [Huls], Whitehall, London, to [Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford]; 21 Jun. 1713
Date21 June 1713
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionSays that 'what is happened to Lord Portland' is 'the just reward of his folly'; expresses his concern over the 'offence of [Portland's] conduct' and does not wish to be implicated in events he is innocent of; refers to an agreement between Lord Albermarle and the 'late King' [William III?]; says that he assisted in the procuration of money for the troops Albermarle treated with Lord Scarborough for; says that the King granted to him the 'desposal of the agency of that troop' as a reward; states that the agreement passed from Albermarle to Portland who continued to defer the disposal; does not wish to lose out because of the 'ill conduct' of Lord Portland; hopes that his favourite be admitted 'pursuant to our agremint'; requests that Oxford act as his patron in this matter.
Termpatronage, requests for
armies, English, financial affairs
appointments, military
disputes, financial, William Van Huls v Crown

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NA29944Keppel; Arnold Joost van (1670-1718); 1st Earl of Albemarle; member of Nobles of the States General1670-1718
NA1083William III (1650-1702); King of England Scotland and Ireland1650-1702
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NA29941Huls; Carel Willem van (fl 1663-1714); Dutch; diplomatic channel between 1st Earl of Oxford and Pensionary Heinsiusfl 1663-1714
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