Document ReferencePw2 Hy 1262
TitleLetter in Latin from A. de Matueof [Matveyev], London, to Robert Harley [later 1st Earl of Oxford]; 4 Aug. 1707
Date4 August 1707
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionThanks him for everything, especially his kindness at the previous day's dinner, and in return sends details of the letter from the Russian court at Lüblin, dated 4 Jul Old Style, which was in the most recent post awaiting his return from Windsor; says the council [meeting] at Lüblin has ended and the decision taken to declare an interregnum and hold a new election for the throne of Poland after one month; says the Russian government should be informed of all the secret and public dealings of the King of Sweden [Charles XII] and Augustus of Saxony with both Britain and the United Provinces, in order to hasten the recognition of Stanislaw as legitimate king and to guarantee the Saxon-Swedish peace.
Termdiplomacy, with Russia
monarchy, Poland 1707
foreign relations, Russia with Sweden 1707

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA29447Charles XII (1682-1718 ); King of Sweden; (acc. 1697)1682-1718
NA29940Augustus Frederick I (1670-1733); King of Poland and Elector of Saxony; ('The Strong'; elected 1697; deposed 1706; restored 1709; Elector of Saxony as Frederick August I from 1694)1670-1733
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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