Document ReferencePw2 Hy 1342
TitleLetter from Mr Burgess, Hanover, [Germany], to [Robert Harley] 1st Earl of Oxford; 9 Oct. 1713
Date9 October 1713
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionComments on the impoverished position of him and his family; speaks of the welcome extended to him by the Hanoverian court; says that Mr Wyne has been of great assistance and sends his dutiful greetings to Oxford; offers his services to the Queen; congratulates Oxford on the marriage of 'my Lord Harley' [Edward, later 2nd Earl of Oxford]; discusses the recent illness of the Empress; refers to various Englishmen who are at the court.
Termpatronage, requests for
social life, Hanoverian court
Related MaterialH.M.C. Portland 5 p 344

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA30026Wyne; - (fl 1713); Mr; chamberlain at the Hanoverian courtfl 1713
NA1047Harley; Edward (1689-1741); 2nd Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; styled Lord Harley 1711-17241689-1741
NA30027Burgess; - (fl 1713); Mr; of Hanoverfl 1713
NA893Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-17141661-1724
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