Document ReferencePw2 Hy 714
TitleDraft letter from Robert Harley [later 1st Earl of Oxford], to Mr [Alexander] Stanhope; 11/22 Sep. 1705
Date22 September 1705
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionIs glad that Stanhope has reported that the States General have had a favourable reaction regarding the intentions of the queen towards them; says that the proposal of sending another person on a diplomatic mission to Holland has been 'suspended'; discusses the issue of 'drawing Bills' in an attempt to reduce France to the 'utmost extremity'; says that Mr Vryberge has delivered the States's resolution regarding the Duke of Savoy's 'relief'; is sorry that the reaction to discussions regarding Darthig was 'cool'.

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
currency, Bills of Exchange

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA29478Vittorio-Amedeo II (fl 1675-1720); King of Sicily; Duke of Savoy 1685-1720; King of Sicily 1713-1718fl 1675-1720
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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