Document ReferencePw2 Hy 728
TitleDraft letter from Robert Harley [later 1st Earl of Oxford], Whitehall, London, to Mr [Alexander] Stanhope; 13/24 Nov. 1705
Date24 November 1705
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionHopes that Stanhope has begun negotiations with the guarantors of the Treaty of Travendahl as this may be the only way to prevent the use of force in the 'affair of Lübeck'; believes that the ministers of the Elector of Brunswig [Brunswick], Sweden and Prussia share this opinion; sends extracts [not present] of reports from Portugal; says that Lord Galway is 'like to recover' and that the miscarriage of Mr Fagel is not to be conceded or passed over'.

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

Old Style dating on letter.
Termforeign policy, Lübeck, bishopric of
diplomacy, with guarantors of the Treaty of Travendahl
military campaigns, Iberian Peninsular 1705

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA973Ruvigny; Henry Massue de (1648-1720); 1st Earl of Galway; succ. as 2nd Marquis de Ruvigny 1689; cr. 4th Viscount Galway 1692; cr. 1st Earl of Galway 1697; commanded troops in Portugal and Spain 1704-17101648-1720
NA29473Fagel; François (1659-1746); -; clerk of the court of the States General of the Netherlands 1690-17441659-1746
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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