Document ReferencePw2 Hy 662
TitleDraft of letter from Robert Harley [later 1st Earl of Oxford], to [Charles Spencer] 3rd Earl of Sunderland; 25 Aug. 1705
Date25 August 1706
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionSays that he has no other thought than to promote the 'Queen's service'; does not believe that he is able to do 'anything' in Parliament; says that he does not favour any party; refers to a public comment he made informing the 'world' that the Queen has put an end to the pretences? of the parties as they appeared to be in opposition to each other for no valid reason;
Termroyalty, allegiance to
disputes, personal, Robert Harley v 3rd Earl of Sunderland
political parties

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA893Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-17141661-1724
NA28983Spencer; Charles (c.1674-1722); 3rd Earl of Sunderland; statesman and bibliophilec.1674-1722
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