Document ReferencePw2 Hy 1244
TitleLetter in Latin from A de Matueof [Matveyev], London, to Robert Harley [later 1st Earl of Oxford]; 26 May 1707
Date26 May 1707
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionSays he has just received letters inviting him to meet the Privy Council the following afternoon and in order to prepare himself wishes to know by return the names of councillors who will be present; says, since the Tsar [Peter I]'s most recent letters strongly reinforce his earlier instructions, he urgently requires a reply that he can send by courier to the Tsar on the question of the recognition of Stanislaw [Lesczynski]; says the Tsar does not believe the Queen [Anne] would approve such a step so damaging to the Tsar.
Termdiplomacy, with Russia
monarchy, Poland 1707

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6169Peter I (1672-1725); Emperor of Russia; ( succeeded 1682)1672-1725
NA18608Anne (1665-1714); Queen of Great Britain and Ireland1665-1714
NA29993Stanislaw I Leszczynski (1677-1766 ); King of Poland; ( ruled 1704-1709 and 1733-1735)1677-1766
NA29988Matveyev; Andrei A. (1666-1728); Muscovite Ambassador in London 1707-8; Russian minister at Amsterdam 1700-121666-1728
NA893Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-17141661-1724
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