Document ReferencePw2 Hy 713
TitleDraft letter from Robert Harley [later 1st Earl of Oxford], to Mr [Alexander] Stanhope; 7/19 Sep. 1705
Date19 September 1705
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionSays that there is to be a meeting at which the queen will decide whether she will send anyone to Holland; hopes that the 'good disposition of things there will appear by our next letter' and that the proposed voyage of Lord Pembroke will not be necessary; reports some demands which have been relayed to him on the behalf of the King of Prussia? regarding his troops in Italy; hopes that Stanhope will arrange for the 'speedy renewal' of the treaty made by the Duke of Marlborough.

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

Old Style dating on letter.
Termdiplomacy, with Netherlands
diplomacy, with Prussia

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA29385Herbert; Thomas (c.1656-1733); 8th Earl of Pembroke; succ. 1683 of the 8th creation; also 5th Earl of Montgomeryc.1656-1733
NA13806Churchill; John (1650-1722); 1st Duke of Marlborough; created 1702; Marquis of Blandford1650-1722
NA29458Frederick I (1657-1713 ); King of Prussia; ( acc. 1701; styled Frederick III Elector of Brandenberg until 1701)1657-1713
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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