Document ReferencePw2 Hy 666
TitleDraft letter from Robert Harley [later 1st Earl of Oxford], to Mr [Alexander] Stanhope; n.d. [c.22 May 1704]
Date22 May 1704
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionRefers to the City of Darthig; says that her [Majesty] intends to employ the 'best officers' for 'pretecting that Citty'; asks that Stanhope confer with the 'Pensioner' and the Ministers of the Kings of Denmark and Prussia to see if 'their respecting Masters' concur in a representation to the King of Sweden; asks that any resolution be transmitted to Mr Robinson who has orders to agree to such measures to be concerted with the Ministers at The Hague.

This document has been identified as being in the hand of Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford.

This document is undated; the range provided is based on that of related correspondence.

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Termdiplomacy, with Denmark
military campaigns, Danzig 1704
foreign policy, Danzig
diplomacy, with Sweden
diplomacy, with Netherlands
diplomacy, with Prussia
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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1085Heinsius; Anthony (1641-1720); Grand Pensionary of Holland from 16881641-1720
NA29447Charles XII (1682-1718 ); King of Sweden; (acc. 1697)1682-1718
NA29448Robinson; John (1650-1723); Bishop of London; Lord Privy Seal 1711-13; appointed first English plenipotentiary at peace conference at Utrecht1650-1723
NA893Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-17141661-1724
NA29446Stanhope; Alexander (1638-1707); Mr; English Envoy Extraordinary to the Netherlands 1700-6; father of 1st Earl Stanhope1638-1707
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