Document ReferencePw2 Hy 1168
TitleLetter from William Van Heels [Huls], Haye [Hague], Netherlands, to [Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford]; 10 Aug. 1714
Date10 August 1714
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionUnderstands why he did not receive Oxford's answer; says he was at Lord Albermarle's 'countrey seat' when he heard the news of the death of Her Majesty and Oxford's dismissal; is unsure whether he should 'congratulate or condole' with Oxford regarding his dismissal; speculates that the new Sovereign [George I] will recognise Oxford's 'true meritt' and restore his reputation; expresses his appreciation of Oxford's kindness towards him and offers his support.
Termdiplomacy, with Netherlands
royalty, death of Queen Anne
royalty, succession
resignations and dismissals, 1st Earl of Oxford 27 Jul. 1714

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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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