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Letters to Richard Hill, envoy extraordinary to the Duke of Savoy

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MS. Eng. hist. d. 164

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Letters to Richard Hill, envoy extraordinary to the Duke of Savoy, including letters from;
  1. Fols. 13, 24-49. Mitford Crowe at Genoa, 1705
  2. Fols. 16-22, 50-65. Robert Western and Samuel Lambert, merchants at Leghorn, 1705-6.

Dates

  • 1704-1706

Extent

172 Leaves

Preferred Citation

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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. hist. d. 164

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 16441

Overview

Letters to Richard Hill, envoy extraordinary to the Duke of Savoy.

Biographical / Historical

Richard Hill, 1655/6-1727, was an English diplomat and public servant who became deputy paymaster-general to the army. William Blathwayt, bap. 1650-d. 1717, was an English government official. Hill held office in England as a lord of the Treasury from 1699 to 1702 and a lord of the Admiralty from 1702 to 1708. In 1696 he was sent to Brussels as envoy, and William III sent him to Turin in 1699 to congratulate Victor Amadeus II, duke of Savoy, and his duchess on the birth of an heir.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, Dobell, cat. 32 (1937), 103.
Title
Letters to Richard Hill, envoy extraordinary to the Duke of Savoy, 1704-1706
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

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