Document ReferencePw2 Hy 801
TitleDraft of letter from U. Moyne, via Mr Chumy Messenger, Dartmouth Street, Westminster, London, to [Robert Harley, later 1st Earl of Oxford]; 9 Nov. 1704
Date9 November 1704
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionDiscusses his case in detail; thinks that the actions of the King of France may be affecting the recipient's judgement as far as his innocence is concerned; requests financial assistance; says that if he had been guilty he would have confessed under the 'mildness and tenderness' of the recipient's interviewing technique; says that he would have been unhappy to undertake 'any ill desire' on behalf of the King of France; hopes that Lord Nottingham will not be placed under suspicion solely because he stayed with him; says that all his declarations of innocence have been truthful; hopes that the recipient will examine him again.

Recipient identified from related correspondence.
Termlegal cases, U. Moyne
crimes, espionage

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA25973Finch; Daniel (1647-1730); 7th Earl of Winchilsea1647-1730
NA432Louis XIV (1638-1715); King of France; (the Sun King)1638-1715
NA29543Moyne; U. (fl 1704-1705); Monsieur; French; on trial for movement between England and Francefl 1704-1705
NA893Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-17141661-1724
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