Document ReferencePw2 Hy 1333
TitleLetter from Charles Whitworth [later Baron Whitworth of Galway], London, to [Robert Harley] 1st Earl of Oxford; 2 Jan. 1713/4
Date2 January 1714
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionWishes Oxford a 'happy new year and many of them'; discusses the duty of '20 sots' paid on English commodities over an above that paid by all other nations; says that this is due to an edict of the French king made 6 Sep. 1701; explains which clauses of the 'Treaty of Commerce' this relates to.
Termtaxation, French, on English goods
treaties, with French, of commerce

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA30006Whitworth; Charles (1675-1725); Baron Whitworth of Galway; envoy-extraordinary to Russia 1704-10; cr. 17211675-1725
NA893Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-17141661-1724
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