Document ReferencePw2 Hy 1266
TitleLetter in Latin from A. de Matueof [Matveyev], London, to Robert Harley [later 1st Earl of Oxford]; 12 Aug. 1707
Date12 August 1707
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionThanks him for his letter of 8 Aug. written in his own hand; continues to press for his long awaited reply, it being five weeks since their conference; expresses concern that the Tsar [Peter I] may think the delay due to his own laxness as he is always telling the Tsar that the response is imminent; refers to commercial matters mentioned in [Harley's] letter [indicating his willingness to discuss these?]; follows the Tsar's mandate in requesting a position for Mr Goodwin, observing that there are two vacancies in the diocese of Canterbury.
Termdiplomacy, with Russia
patronage, requests for

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6169Peter I (1672-1725); Emperor of Russia; ( succeeded 1682)1672-1725
NA29998Goodwin; - (fl 1707); -; patronised by Peter the Greatfl 1707
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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