Manuscript copy of a response by Henry Howard, 12th Earl of Suffolk and 5th Earl of Berkshire, to the representations of the Dutch envoy, the Comte de Welderen, and entitled 'Réponse de Mylord Suffolk, par ordre du Roi, aux représentations du Comte de Welderen, Envoyé Extraordinaire de Leurs Hautes Puis[san]ces, les Etats-Généraux des Provinces-Unies'. Dated at St. James, 19 Oct 1778'.
Anglo-Dutch foreign policy, 1778
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- Physical DescriptionPrinted volume containing 8 manuscript leaves
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
This diplomatic paper may have had something to do with Dutch support for the United States during the American War of Independence (1775-1783).
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Bound in a Goldsmiths' Library volume lettered 'Miscellanies Politiques. Pole-Carew 3' (G.L. Cat 11708, 11794, 11814, 11827, 11830-3, 11839, 11846, 11853, 11942), being a volume of printed pamphlets concerning relations between Holland and England in 1778 and 1779 from a collection made by Reginald Pole Carew.
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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements
7¼" x 4½"
Compiled by Sarah Aitchison as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.
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