|Document Reference||Pw2 Hy 727|
|Title||Draft letter from Robert Harley [later 1st Earl of Oxford], Whitehall, London, to Mr [Alexander] Stanhope; 9/20 Nov. 1705|
|Date||20 November 1705|
|Content Description||Is still waiting for Stanhope's letters; repeats his instructions regarding the need to renew the conference regarding the 'affair of Lübeck'; believes that the only way to settle this is to obtain a 'resolution' from the guarantors of the Treaty of Travendahl; says that Sir David Mitchel has 'begun his voyage towards you' with the intent of settling the 'quota of ships' for the following year; states that Mitchel's instructions are identical to those of the previous year.|
This document has been identified as being in the hand of Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford.
Old Style dating on letter.
|Term||diplomacy, with Netherlands|
|foreign policy, Lübeck, bishopric of|
|diplomacy, with guarantors of the Treaty of Travendahl|
|navies, Anglo-Dutch, ships|
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|Code||PersonName||Dates of existence|
|NA29488||Mitchell; David (c.1650-1710); Sir; knighted 1694; vice-admiral; lord commissioner of Admiralty 1699-1702||c.1650-1710|
|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|