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Call Number: OSB MSS fc.37
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Diplomatic cipher, contemporary copy.

Diplomatic cipher, contemporary copy., 1701 Jul

 Part of Collection — Box 18: Series 2 [39002084168385], Folder: 47
Call Number: OSB MSS fc.37, Series II
Dates: 1701 Jul
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Unsigned letter to the E of M on the state of the Court, a quarrel between the Duchess of Marlborough and the Lord Chamberlain, and the probability that the Earl might obtain the Lord Chamberlain's Post. (Printed in "Court and Society from Elizabeth to Anne," ii, 383) London
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The Earl of Jersey to the E of M, giving instructions on various subjects. (Partly in cipher, deciphered. Printed, as deciphered, in Cole's Memoirs, p. 101) Whitehall
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The Earl of Jersey to the E of M, on the subject of the Danzig ships, and giving instructions on various matters, and mentioning the approaching signature of the Partition Treaty. (Partly in cipher. Deciphered and printed in Cole's Memoirs, p. 102) Whitehall
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The Earl of Jersey to the E of M, respecting a proposed pardon and pension to some one (described here as la personne, and in other letters as "la personne dont il s'agit") for the discovery of important facts, and giving instructions on other subjects. (Partly in cipher, deciphered. Printed, as deciphered, in Cole's Memoirs, p. 104) Whitehall
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A long and unsigned document on the proposed partition of the Spanish dominions, and its probable consequences. (In Italian. Partly in cipher, deciphered. p. 5)
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R. Yard to the E of M, respecting the intended apprehension of Mills and Lord Drummond's priest, and the King's intention to direct the Spanish ambassador to leave the kingdom. (Partly in cipher, deciphered. Printed as deciphered, in Cole's Memoirs, p. 57) Whitehall
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R. Yard to the E of M, announcing the Spanish Ambassador's speedy departure, and the non-appearance of persons expected at Dover. (Partly in cipher, deciphered. Printed, as deciphered, in Cole's Memoirs, p. 61) Whitehall
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R. Yard to the E of M, on the subject apparently of Mills and the other persons expected at Dover. A long letter, almost entirely in cipher, undeciphered. No key to the ciphers of the period is known to exist among the State Papers; but the subject of this document may be inferred from the partial deciphering of previous letters from Yard. Whitehall
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R. Yard to the E of M, on the subject of Mills, Lord Drummond's priest, etc. (Nearly all in cipher, undeciphered) Whitehall

R. Yard to the E of M, on the subject of Mills, Lord Drummond's priest, etc. (Nearly all in cipher, undeciphered) Whitehall, 1699 Oct 16

 Part of Collection — Box 2: Series 1 [39002084168310], Folder: 51
Call Number: OSB MSS fc.37, Series I
Dates: 1699 Oct 16
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The Earl of Jersey to the E of M, giving instructions on various subjects. (Partly in cipher. Printed not quite correctly in Cole's Memoirs, p. 94) Whitehall
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The Earl of Jersey to the E of M (partly in cipher, deciphered), announcing that "the great affair had come to a good conclusion, the province of Holland having consented." (Printed. Cole's Memoirs, p. 96) Whitehall
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G. Stepney to the E of M, announcing the ratification of the article against the Pretender, and expressing some anxiety respecting the position of Prince Eugene in Italy, although the expedition to Naples had been deferred. (Partly in cipher) Attached is a memorandum giving the news which had reached Vienna of the progress of events in Europe. (pp. 5) Vienna
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James Vernon to the E of M on the Partition Treaty, and on the project for placing a French Prince on the throne of Spain. (Partly in cipher, with decipher on fly-leaf. Printed, with some variations, in Cole's Memoirs, p. 248) Whitehall
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James Vernon to the E of M, giving some particulars of M. Tallard's interview with the King, and of the movements of Meers and Captain Magrath. (Partly in cipher, deciphered on fly-leaf. Nearly all printed, as deciphered, in Cole's Memoirs, p. 270) Whitehall
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Sheet of paper with writing in cipher, deciphered to the effect that a decisive alliance with England and the States General would be proposed to the King of Portugal, and that his answer would show how far he was engaged "the other way." (Printed, as portion of the preceding letter, in Cole's Memoirs, p. 374)