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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 583

  • Request

'Verhael gehouden tot London by Johan van Wachten donck, aengaende de verwisselinge van het nederlantse volck door hem tegens Engelse gevangenen verlost en naer Hollandt overgesonden, soo alles van tyt tot tyt int gevolgh van haere Edele mogende ordre is geschiedt ...', 1665-7, with a few papers of 1672.

This is Wachtendonck's own copy of the report, with additional papers.


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


84 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Dutch; Flemish
  • English
  • Latin


MS. D'Orville 583

Former reference:

Auct. X. 4. 14

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 17461

Physical Facet

On paper


14 5/8 × 9 1/2 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom