|Document Reference||Pw2 Hy 669|
|Title||Draft letter from Robert Harley [later 1st Earl of Oxford], to Mr [Alexander] Stanhope; 30 May/10 Jun. 1704|
|Date||10 June 1704|
|Content Description||Refers to his previous command to consult the ministers of the Guarantors of the Treaty of Travendale relative to possible incursions related to the Bishopric of Lubec; says that Her Majestie wishes to be informed of the true state of affairs; is interested in how far the guarantors would interfere on the occasion [of the death of the Bishop of Lubec] and whether the matter could be determined in a court of law; reports the Queen's order to continue his exertions towards the renewal of the 'prohibition of commerce with France'; discusses the benefits of the timing of the current negotiations.|
Parts of text missing due to damage to document.
This document has been identified as being in the hand of Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford.
Old Style dating on letter.
|trade, embargoes, against France|
|diplomacy, with guarantors of the Treaty of Travendahl|
|foreign policy, Lübeck, bishopric of|
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|Code||PersonName||Dates of existence|
|NA18608||Anne (1665-1714); Queen of Great Britain and Ireland||1665-1714|
|NA29449||August Friedrich (d 1705); Prince-Bishop of Lübeck; (acc. 1666)||d 1705|
|NA893||Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-1714||1661-1724|
|NA29446||Stanhope; Alexander (1638-1707); Mr; English Envoy Extraordinary to the Netherlands 1700-6; father of 1st Earl Stanhope||1638-1707|