Document ReferencePw2 Hy 1176
TitleLetter in French from Willem Buys, Amst[erdam], Netherlands, to Robert Harley, [later 1st Earl of Oxford]; 22 Jun. 1706
Date22 June 1706
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionConcerns the war of the Spanish Succession; refers to dissatisfaction with the minister in Portugal and with the conduct of the Portuguese generals; details action to be taken.

Discusses the forthcoming election of the Bishop of Munster, noting preferences.

Refers to the matter of the 'raid', noting state of preparations and problems encountered; urges the need for the despatch of additional troop ships from England.
Termappointments, foreign ecclesiastical
diplomacy, with Portugal
military campaigns, Europe 1706
wars, War of the Spanish Succession 1701-1714

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA29977Munster; - (fl 1706); Bishop offl 1706
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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