Document ReferencePw2 Hy 737
TitleDraft letter from Robert Harley [later 1st Earl of Oxford], Whitehall, London, to Mr [Alexander] Stanhope; 26 Apr./7 May 1706
Date7 May 1706
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionConfirms the news of the 'taking of Aleautarx'; comments on the reaction of the French to this news; relays instructions regarding negotiations with the minister of the Duke of Savoy; wishes Stanhope to 'press' the States on this matter.

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
wars, War of the Spanish Succession 1701-1714
diplomacy, with Savoy
battles, Aleautarx 1706
military campaigns, Iberian Peninsular 1705

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
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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