Document ReferencePw2 Hy 726
TitleDraft letter from Robert Harley [later 1st Earl of Oxford], to Mr [Alexander] Stanhope; 2/13 Nov. 1705
Date13 November 1705
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionSays that it is 'unlucky' that the States are being difficult regarding the loan to the Duke of Savoy and B[ishop?] of Eugene; discusses the problems surrounding the Bishopric of Lubec; relays the queen's request that the guarantors of the Treaty of Travandahl should meet to debate whether this issue is covered by the terms of the treaty; fears what the King of Denmark may do.

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
foreign policy, Lübeck, bishopric of
diplomacy, with guarantors of the Treaty of Travendahl
treaties, Travendahl
military campaigns, Iberian Peninsular 1705
diplomacy, with Sweden
diplomacy, with Denmark

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA29438Joseph I (1678-1711 ); Holy Roman Emperor; ( styled King of the Romans until 1705)1678-1711
NA29377Frederick IV (1671-1730); King of Denmark; ( acc. 1699)1671-1730
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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