Document ReferencePw2 Hy 1369
TitleCopy of letter from Robert Harley [later 1st Earl of Oxford], to [James Ogilvy, later Earl of Findlater and Seafield] 1st Earl of Seafield; 10 Sep. 1707
Date10 September 1707
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionHas heard from the Lord Treasurer [1st Earl Godolphin] that Mr Robert Murray has been apprehended in Scotland; knows that Seafield has seen the letter he wrote to the Duke of Queensberry on the subject; refers to John Murray's role in 'these evil practices'; discusses correspondence relating to this case; says that there is an individual known only to the Queen and the Lord Treasurer who can 'charge Murray'.
Termprisoners, arrest of
crimes, unspecified

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA19276Godolphin; Sidney (1645-1712); 1st Earl of Godolphin; M.P.; Lord High Treasurer 1702-17101645-1712
NA29386Douglas; James (1662-1711); 2nd Duke of Queensberry; succ. 1695; Privy Councillor; styled Viscount Drumlanrig 1671-82 and Earl of Drumlanrig 1682-951662-1711
NA30049Murray; Robert (fl 1707); Mr; arrested in Scotland for unnamed offencefl 1707
NA893Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-17141661-1724
NA29389Ogilvy; James (1663-1730); 4th Earl Findlater; cr. 1st Earl of Seafield 1701; succ. as Earl Findlater 1711 from whence styled Earl of Findlater and Seafield1663-1730
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