Document ReferencePw2 Hy 1408
TitleUnsigned Memorandum from [Henry] St. John [later 1st Viscount Bolingbroke, to [Robert Harley] 1st Earl of Oxford; 7 Jul. 1711
Date7 July 1711
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionProvides detailed proposals for the appointment of residents at foreign courts; suggests that Mr Stanyan be sent to Berlin, Mr Davenant or Mr Manning to Berne, Mr Dayrolle to Frankfurt, Mr Watkyns to Hanover, the Duke of Montrose or Lord Lexington to attend the election of the Emperor in Vienna; says Lord Rivers has no thoughts of going to Hanover; has been informed by the D[uke] of Shrewsbury that Lord Lexington will not 'be persuaded to reside att Vienna'; indicates that D'Alais appears willing to serve at the 'lowest allowance'.

Writer and recipient identified from endorsement in the hand of Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford on 2ff v.
Termappointments, diplomatic

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA29387Graham; James (-1742); 1st Duke of Montrose; creat. 1707; styled Earl of Kincardine until 1684-1742
NA18622Talbot; Charles (1660-1718); 1st Duke of Shrewsbury; styled Lord Talbot; succ as 12th Earl of Shrewsbury 1668; created Duke of Shrewsbury 1694; son of the 11th Earl of Shrewsbury of the 2nd creation1660-1718
NA29508Dayrolles; James (-1739); Mr; diplomat; king's resident at Geneva and the Hague 1717-39-1739
NA30078Savage; Richard (c.1654-1712); 4th Earl Rivers; succ. 1694; M.P.; diplomat; styled Viscount Colchester c.1680-1694c.1654-1712
NA26336Sutton; Robert (1662-1723); 2nd Baron Lexington; succ. 16681662-1723
NA30079Alais; Isaac D' (fl 1709-1714); -; British secretary at Brunswick-L√ľneburg 1709-1714fl 1709-1714
NA30080Davenant; Henry (fl 1711); -; diplomatfl 1711
NA30081Watkins; Henry (fl 1711-1712); -; secretary of British Embassy in the United Provincesfl 1711-1712
NA19002St John; Henry (1678-1751); 1st Viscount Bolingbroke; statesman1678-1751
NA893Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-17141661-1724
NA30970Stanyan; Abraham (1669-1732); diplomat; 1700 ambassadorial secretary to Earl of Manchester in Paris1669-1732
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