Document ReferencePw2 Hy 1261
TitleLetter in Latin from A. de Matueof [Matveyev], London, to Robert Harley [later 1st Earl of Oxford]; 28 Jul. 1707
Date28 July 1707
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionStates that he has been impatiently awaiting a reply to his letter of 26 Jul.; feels he must quash the'spargamentum' [slanders?] recently spread, by communicating an extract from the letter of the Tsar [Peter I]'s private secretary to the Russian agent at the Hague, designed to quash similar attempts in Holland, and which shows, happily for [Harley] that the rumours were entirely false; says as soon as he gets the response from his court he will pass it on; says from the same extract [Harley] will see that the Russian court continues to desire and wait for an answer from the queen [Anne] on the business entrusted to him [Matveyev]; says he has already imparted the good news from Poland on 26 [Jul].
Termdiplomacy, with Russia

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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
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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