Document ReferencePw2 Hy 1095
TitleDraft letter from [Robert Harley, later 1st Earl of Oxford], to Mr Robinson; 21 Aug./1 Sep. 1705
Date1 September 1705
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionAcknowledges receipt of Robinson's letter; says that the town of Danzig need not doubt the 'hearty readiness' of the Queen to protect it, and that her ministers have been zealous in promoting a conference 'for their protection'; directs Mr Stanhope to renew his insistence that the conferences be proceeded with as soon as possible; asks whether the King (refereed to in his previous letter) would accept a mediation and what the consequences of this would be.

Old Style dating on letter.

This document has been identified as being in the hand of Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford.
Termforeign policy, Danzig

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA29446Stanhope; Alexander (1638-1707); Mr; English Envoy Extraordinary to the Netherlands 1700-6; father of 1st Earl Stanhope1638-1707
NA893Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-17141661-1724
NA29448Robinson; John (1650-1723); Bishop of London; Lord Privy Seal 1711-13; appointed first English plenipotentiary at peace conference at Utrecht1650-1723
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