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Pw2Hy - Papers of the Harley Family, 1602-1738, in the Portland (Welbeck) Collection
Pw2 Hy 678
Draft letter from Robert Harley [later 1st Earl of Oxford], to Mr [Alexander] Stanhope; 28 Jul./8 Aug. 1704
8 August 1704
Has no news as he has been 'detained' at Harwich; encloses a copy [not present] of the 'case of the Leverpool ship'; asks that Stanhope represent this case 'the harder'.
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.
diplomacy, with Netherlands
legal cases, 'Liverpool ship'
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Dates of existence
Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-1714
Stanhope; Alexander (1638-1707); Mr; English Envoy Extraordinary to the Netherlands 1700-6; father of 1st Earl Stanhope
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