Document ReferencePw2 Hy 987
TitleLetter from Jean Gassion, to [Robert Harley] 1st Earl of Oxford; n.d. [c.1711-1714]
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionConcerns the acquisition of intelligence from Scotland?; stresses the importance of the Queen gaining the loyalty of those in the 'Hylands'; suggests that he arrange for several of the 'most dangerous of them' to visit Harley, so that they may come to a bargain; discusses the method by which he will gain their trust; says that 'My Lord' is 'no politician but he is faithful' and will be 'trusted by both'.

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Termintelligence, collection of
royalty, allegiance to
Scottish affairs, Highlands

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA18608Anne (1665-1714); Queen of Great Britain and Ireland1665-1714
NA29803Gassion; Jean (fl 1710-1724); alias Captain Ogilvie?fl 1710-1724
NA893Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-17141661-1724
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