|Content Description||Is surprised that Mr Paterson has spoken against the election of Osnaburg as Bishop of Münster; is especially shocked as Stanhope informed him that the Pensionary was in favour of this election; believes that the arguments in favour of Osnaburg are overwhelming; says that Stanhope must not trust the queen's letter to the chapter of Münster to Paterson; says that the queen has written on this matter to the Duke of Lorraine and his brother P. Charles by way of his envoy Baron Donop?; says that the queen is willing to give Prince Charles of Denmark £4000 per year 'for her two thirds of his recapture' [of?] the Bishopric of Eatin? if the States will pay their third; refers to negotiations with Mr Hinghery, the representative of the Elector Palatine regarding solicitations for 50,000 crowns.|
This document has been identified as being in the hand of Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford.
Old Style dating on letter.