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Papers of Johan van Wachtendonck, appointed by the States of Holland to negotiate for the exchange of prisoners etc. in the English and Dutch wars, 1665-74, written chiefly in the second half of the 17th cent.

MS. D'Orville 581

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'Originele Stucken ende Resoluties van Haere Hooghmogende de Heeren Staten generael der Vereenighde Neederlanden aengaende het verwisselen van neederlantse Gevangene Matroosen en Soldaeten in den laesten engelsen oorlogh van den Jaere 1672. 1673. end 1674 aldaer opgebracht. Bij Johan van Wachtendonck', with other papers up to 1684


  • written chiefly in the second half of the 17th cent.


124 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Dutch; Flemish
  • English
  • Latin


MS. D'Orville 581

Former reference:

Auct. X. 4. 12

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. IV, no 17459

Custodial History

Collected by Johan van Wachtendonck: some of these are original state papers.

Physical Facet

On paper


13 1/8 × 8 3/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom