Document ReferencePw2 Hy 1354
TitleDraft letter from Robert Harley [later 1st Earl of Oxford], Whitehall, London, to Mr Howe; 19/30 Apr. 1706
Date30 April 1706
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionSays that they are waiting on five posts; believes that the recent wind will bring them; reports that Lord Marlborough and Lord Halifax had a 'very good passage to Holland; says that Howe may expect Lord Halifax to arrive shortly; doubts not that Howe will be able to unravel the problems posed by those opposed to the succession; hopes that the 'affair of Lubec' will be settled shortly.
Termpostal service, international
foreign policy, L├╝beck, bishopric of
royalty, succession
weather, wind

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