Document ReferencePw2 Hy 1216
TitleCopy of letter from Robert Harley [later 1st Earl of Oxford], to Monsieur Witsen; 28 Apr./9 May 1704
Date9 May 1704
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionComments on the settlement of the war funds issue in Parliament; stresses the zeal of Her Majesty and her advisors, the Duke of Marlborough and the Lord High Treasurer [Baron Godolphin, later Earl] towards the war effort; laments the loss of Mr Hudde.
Termdiplomacy, with Netherlands
parliamentary business, war funds
wars, War of the Spanish Succession 1701-1714

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA18608Anne (1665-1714); Queen of Great Britain and Ireland1665-1714
NA13806Churchill; John (1650-1722); 1st Duke of Marlborough; created 1702; Marquis of Blandford1650-1722
NA19276Godolphin; Sidney (1645-1712); 1st Earl of Godolphin; M.P.; Lord High Treasurer 1702-17101645-1712
NA893Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-17141661-1724
NA29980Witsen; Nicolaas (1641-1717); regent of Amsterdam from 16701641-1717
NA31469Hudde; John (1628-1704); Heer van Waveren; Amsterdam governor1628-1704
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