Document ReferencePw2 Hy 1155
TitleLetter from William Van Heels [Huls], Whitehall, London, to [Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford]; n.d. [c.1713]
Date1713 (c)
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionReports that the French have given Lord Albermarle leave to return to Tournay 'for four days in order to settle his family affairs'; says Albermarle is to be transported to Orleans with the 'rest of the Prisoners'; comments that their side always granted leave to return to the family seat to any prisoner 'of note' but that the French have not done so in this case; thanks Oxford for offering his intercession for Albermarle's release; asks if he may assure Albermarle of Oxford's 'friendship and protection'.

This document is dated 'Friday noon'; the date provided is based on that of related correspondence from the same writer.
Termdiplomacy, with Netherlands
prisoners, of war
wars, War of the Spanish Succession 1701-1714
patronage, requests for
diplomacy, with France

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NA29944Keppel; Arnold Joost van (1670-1718); 1st Earl of Albemarle; member of Nobles of the States General1670-1718
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NA893Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-17141661-1724
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