Document ReferencePw2 Hy 1171
TitleLetter in French from Willem Buys, Haye [Hague], Netherlands, to Robert Harley, [later 1st Earl of Oxford]; 20 Oct. 1705
Date20 October 1705
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionRefers to a 'plan', known to Marlborough; notes that apart from the Queen and Marlborough, Harley is the only person with knowledge of it; asks for any comments; urges, if he cannot agree with it, that he at least suspend judgement until he has heard the response to any objections he might raise; notes that the plan does not originate with the French but is the outcome of deliberations by particular individuals concerned about the state of finances across the provinces.
TermEuropean affairs, financial

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA13806Churchill; John (1650-1722); 1st Duke of Marlborough; created 1702; Marquis of Blandford1650-1722
NA18608Anne (1665-1714); Queen of Great Britain and Ireland1665-1714
NA29481Buys; Willem (1661-1749); -; Pensionary of Amsterdam 1693-17251661-1749
NA893Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-17141661-1724
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