Document ReferencePw2 Hy 1289
TitleLetter in French from A. de Matueof [Matveyev], London, to Robert Harley [later 1st Earl of Oxford]; 15 Nov. 1707
Date15 November 1707
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionAcknowledges [Harley's] letter of the previous day expressing the Queen's friendship towards the Tsar; refers to the question of Russia joining the Grand Alliance and urges that the Queen determine the Allies' position on this; concerning the views of the Etats, believes these must be known, given Marlborough's presence at the Hague, although they remain unknown to him; presses [Harley] to ensure that the Queen's letter of reply is despatched promptly.
Termdiplomacy, with Russia

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA18608Anne (1665-1714); Queen of Great Britain and Ireland1665-1714
NA13806Churchill; John (1650-1722); 1st Duke of Marlborough; created 1702; Marquis of Blandford1650-1722
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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