Papers regarding the Treaty of Succession and Barrier

Scope and Content

A series of papers dealing with the Treaty of Succession and Barrier between Great Britain and the Netherlands, 1713, written in four hands, 37 folios: (fo. 1) 1st hand, United Provinces Council of State: Ordinance, 31 October 1710, English translation; (fo. 3) 2nd hand, in Latin, Treaty of Succession and Barrier: separate article concluded 19 January 1713, printed; (fo. 50) 3rd hand, in English, Adriaan van der Hooghe van Brossele: 'Remarks on the Project of the Treaty of Succession and Barrier', translated into English; (fo. 17) treaty of Utrecht: marginal observations on several articles; (fo. 20) 4th hand, in French, a copy of a letter from Flanders Deputies to Charles Boyle, Earl of Orrery, 13 January 1713, 'transmitted to the Lords Commissioners for Trade with my Lord Bolingbroke's Letter Janry. 22d. 1713'; (fo. 22) Treaty of Articles 6, 9 and 13, translated into English, 'Transmitted [4 February 1713]'.

Administrative / Biographical History


Access Information

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Presented by H.M.V. Temperley, 1924.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

Other Finding Aids

Additional Manuscripts Catalogue.


For further information see the History of the treaty of Utrecht, Vol. I (London, 1715), pp. 208 and 210.

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