Document ReferencePw2 Hy 1285
TitleCopy letter from [Andrei A. de Matveyev], to [Charles Spencer] 3rd Earl of Sunderland; n.d. [c. 27 Oct. 1707]
Date27 October 1707 (c)
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionConcerns the political situation in Europe; refers to an 'affreux attentat' urging discovery and punishment of the culprit; reminds of his last audience with the Queen, accompanied by Sunderland and presses for the promised response; considers the question of the Tsar's admission to the Grand Alliance; notes orders from his own court to re-negotiate the matter and urges the Queen to respond positively.

Endorsed on verso by Robert Harley [later 1st Earl of Oxford], 27 Oct 1708.
TermEuropean affairs, politics 1707
diplomacy, with Russia

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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
NA28983Spencer; Charles (c.1674-1722); 3rd Earl of Sunderland; statesman and bibliophilec.1674-1722
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