Contains 40 Results:
Box 1, 1655-1679
Folder 1, 1655-1679
Folder 2, 1685-1688
Letter, 1679 April 19
Guillaume, Prince of Orange (William III), Hauge, to his uncle Electoral Highness. Sends best wishes on the birth of a princess to Madame the Electress. In French. 2 pp. LS. includes transcription and translation (4 pp.) by Robert H. Welch, Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures, William & Mary, 1993.
Receipt, 1679 May 10
Receipt for the payment of eighty pounds to Henry Robinson, goldsmith, by William Page of London, signed and sealed by Henry Robinson in the presence of Edward Willson, Ro[bert] Page, Thomas Beach, Edward Robinson, and Pembrose Wade. 1 p. DS.
Warrant, 1679 July 14
14 July, 79. Warrant issued by the office of the Lord High Admiral to the clerk of the chequer of his Majesty's yard at woolwich; appoints Gamaliel Palmer as boatswain of the ship James Galley. Signed by J. Lippett, Ro[bert] Haddock, and J. Sotherne. 1 p. DS. Includes transcription.
Letter, 1685 June 9
Prince of Orange, Honslaerdyck, to [?]. Having received the orders from the King, proposed to the Estates to authorize himself to send three Scottish regiments, which they did; M. de Bentinck will report to you the nature of the proposition to this plan. In French. 1 p. ALS. Translation and transcription (6 pp) by Robert H. Welch, Assoc. Prof. of Mod. Langs. & Lit., 1993 and William Gill, Class of 1993.
Letter, circa 1686 March 21
21 March, 86/87. Sidney Godolphin, Whitehall, to Sir Richard Bulstrode, Brussels. Gives Bulstrode a letter for diplomat, Sir William Godolphin in Madrid. Thanks him for his kindness and civility. 1 p. ALS.
Summary of letter, circa 1687 February 2
Copy of a letter, 1687 February 2
Letter, 1687 June
6/16 June, 1687: G[uillame] (William III), Prince of Orange, Honslaerdyck, to Friedrich Wilhelm, Great Elector of Brandenburg. Hopes for his approval of the selection of Margrave Albert to succeed the colonelship made vacant by the death of Margrave Louis. In French. 2 pp. ALS. Translation and transcription (4 pp.) by Robert H. Welch, Assoc. Prof. Mod. langs. & Lits., 1993
Letter, 1687 July 21
Prince of Orange to his uncle Friedrich Wilhelm, the Great Elector of Brandenburg. Expresses his opinions of the wedding proposed by the King of Denmark to the Elector's daughter. Advises the Elector to wait on the matter until the times are not so delicate. The Prince travelled a great deal, so his reply to the Elector had been delayed. In French. 3 pp. ALS. Includes translation. 1p.
Certification of oath, 1867 December 9
Certification that the oath for the Lord Lieutenancy of Oxford was administered to Edward Henry, Earl of Lichfield. Signed by William Blathwayth. 1 p. DS.
Letter, 1688 June 2
Mary, Princess of Orange, Honslaydyck, to "Monsieur mon Cousin," Sends condolences on the death of the recipient's father, one of the German Electors. In French. 1 p. LS. Translation and transcription (4 pp.) by Robert H. Welch, Assoc. Prof. of Mod. Langs. & Lits., 1993
Letter, 1688 July 20
William Bridgeman, Whitehall, to the Earl of Lichfield Summons the Earl to attend [James II] at the President's office the next day. 1 p. LS.
Letter, 1688 September 22
James R [James II], Whitehall, to the Earl of Litchfield, Edward Henry, Authorizes the Earl to reinstate the Deputy Lieutenants and Justices of the Peace in Oxford who would "readily serve us." Signed by James II and Sunderland. 1 p. DS. Includes questionnaire directed to the deputies and justices, asking for their support in the repeal of the penal and test laws. 1 p. D.
Samuel Pepys' "Observations on the achievement of the Prince of Orange, placed in front of his declaration.", 1688 November 8
Samuel Pepys' "Observations on the achievement of the Prince of Orange, placed in front of his declaration." Concerns the Prince's usurpation of the Royal Army of England. In Pepys' shorthand and longhand. 1 p. AD. includes 2 contemporary versions. 4 pp., and typescript copies. 4 pp.
Broadside, 29 December, 1688
Printed broadside from the Prince of Orange, St. James, to Edward Henry, Earl of Litchfield. Calls the Earl to attend Parliament January 22. Signed by "Prince d'Orange." 1 p. PD (broadside).
Order, circa 1688 January 5
5 January, 1688/9. Order, by the Prince of Orange to his regiment chiefs, to remove their troops from the vicinity of polling places so order might be better kept during elections for the Convention Parliament. Signed by Prince of Orange, countersigned by Constantijn Huyon. 2 pp. DS.
Declaration, circa 1688 January 8
8 January, 1688/9. "A Declaration for the better quartering of the Forces." Forbids any troops to be quartered in private houses without the free and express consent of the owner. Signed by "Prince d'Orange." 1 p. DS. See medium oversize file.
Proclamation, circa 1688 February 13
13 February, 1688/9. Proclamation of the accession of William and Mary, Prince and Princess of Orange, as King and Queen of England, France, and Ireland. Handwritten endorsement notes the time, date, and place of proclamation. 1 p. PD. E.
Order, circa 1688 February 14
14 February, 1688/9. Official order for publication of the preceding proclamation, signed by 18 members of the privy council: Halifax, [Henry Howard, duke of] Norfolke & Marshall, [Aubrey de Vere, earl of] Oxford, [Charles Talbot, earl of] Shrewsbury, [William Cavendish, earl of] Devonshire, and [William Russell, earl of] Bedford, and others.
Proclamation: William of Orange and Mary as King and Queen of England, France, and Ireland, circa 1688
1688/9. Proclamation annouces William of Orange and Mary as King and Queen of England, France, and Ireland. 1 p. PD. Torn.
Proclamation, 16 February, 1688/9
Proclamation directing that the sovereigns' names be changed in the liturgy as enacted in the Act of Uniformity. Broadside. London, printed by Charles Bill and Thomas Newcome. See medium oversize file.
Letter, circa 1688 March 2
2 March, 1688/9. [Charles Montagu, Baron] Halifax, London, to the [Edward Henry] Earl of Litchfield, Woodstock, Oxford. Summons Litchfield to the next meeting of Parliament, Monday, March 18. 1 p. LS.