Document ReferencePw2 Hy 271
TitleDraft of a letter from E. Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford] to [John Poulett, 1st Earl Poulett]; 26 Dec. 1728
Date26 December 1728
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionExpresses warm wishes and regrets not to see him in town; comments regretfully on 'The great figure that England made when the Queen died and what it now makes'; recommends Christ Church College Oxford and Mr Fanshaw for the education of his sons, pointing out that his cousin Robin Harley [Robert] and his nephews Lord Dupplin and Robert Hay had done very well with both; recommends Dr Stratford at Christ Church; expresses gratitude for their hospitality to his wife at Hinton when she visited Bath.

Draft is addressed to 'My Lord'. Identification of recipient is based on the contents. Note in old catalogue that the handwriting is that of Edward Harley himself.
Termeducation, universities, Oxford
Conditionedges damaged

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA11474Hay; Thomas (1710-1787); 9th Earl of Kinnoull; succ. 1758; styled Viscount Dupplin until 17581710-1787
NA11968Drummond; Robert Hay- (1711-1776); Archbishop of York; Bishop of Asaph 1748-1761; Archbishop of York 1761-1776; brother of T. Hay 9th Earl of Kinnoul1711-1776
NA18798Harley; Robert (c.1706-1774); Mr; brother of 3rd Earl of Oxford; fought Leominster election against Capel Hanburyc.1706-1774
NA28973Fanshaw; - (fl 1728); Mr; private tutorfl 1728
NA28974Poulett; Bridget (-1748); Lady Poulett; née Bertie; m 1702 1st Earl Poulett-1748
NA1048Harley; Henrietta Cavendish (1694-1755); Countess of Oxford and Mortimer; née Lady Henrietta Cavendish Holles wife of the 2nd Earl of Oxford1694-1755
NA1047Harley; Edward (1689-1741); 2nd Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; styled Lord Harley 1711-17241689-1741
NA15010Poulett; John (c.1668-1743); 1st Earl Poulett; cr. 1706c.1668-1743
NA73151Stratford; William (c.1672-1729); Dr; Canon of Christ Church Oxford from 1705; tutor to Edward Harleyc.1672-1729
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