Document ReferencePw2 Hy 1097
TitleDraft letter from [Robert Harley, later 1st Earl of Oxford], to Mr Jackson; 4 Aug./15 Aug. 1704
Date15 August 1704
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionEncloses a copy [not present] of Dr Brampton's answer regarding the Swedish ships; has finished the new instructions for the privateers and men of warr with 'relation to the Swedish merchants'; reports an 'unfortunate accident' between a Swedish man of war and Rear Admiral Whetstone's squadron; hopes that the merchants will be released soon; sends copies of Whetstone's letters [not present] containing further details; says that he has written to Mr Robinson on the subject; hopes the Mr Lyon Croone will represent the facts fully.

Old Style dating on letter.

This document has been identified as being in the hand of Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford.
Termdiplomacy, with Sweden
naval actions,with Swedish merchants

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA29938Brampton; - (fl 1704 ); Dr; wrote report on Swedish shipsfl 1704
NA29457Whetstone; William (-1711); Sir; rear-admiral; knighted 1705-1711
NA29448Robinson; John (1650-1723); Bishop of London; Lord Privy Seal 1711-13; appointed first English plenipotentiary at peace conference at Utrecht1650-1723
NA29939Croone; Lyon (fl 1704); Mr; connected with diplomatic service in Sweden?fl 1704
NA893Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-17141661-1724
NA29937Jackson; Robert (fl 1704-1729); Mr; resident minister in Sweden 1710-7 1719-29fl 1704-1729
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