Document ReferencePw2 Hy 1258
TitleLetter in Latin from A. de Matueof [Matveyev], London, to Robert Harley [later 1st Earl of Oxford]; 22 Jul. 1707
Date22 July 1707
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionThanks him for his gift of 'dulcia liquora' [wine?] and responds with the offer of a like gift of six [casks?] of Burgundy, six of Champagne, six of Eremitage and twenty two of Pontacus; looks forward to [Harley's] presence at his table in response to his [Harley's] 'saepiora praemissa' [gifts or invitations to dinner?].
Termdiplomacy, with Russia
gifts, wines

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
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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