Document ReferencePw2 Hy 748
TitleDraft letter from Robert Harley [later 1st Earl of Oxford], Whitehall, London, to Mr [Alexander] Stanhope; 9/20 Jul. 1706
Date20 July 1706
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionAdvises Stanhope to continue negotiations regarding the compensation for Prince Charles [of Denmark]; directs Stanhope to 'inform' himself of the 'true posture of affairs upon the Rhine'; wishes to know how the Margrave of Baden is unable to 'hinder the French from making such great detachments from their army there'; directs Stanhope to discuss a possible solution with the Pensionary; says that the 'embarcation will be al in a readiness'.

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

Old Style dating on letter.
Termdiplomacy, with Denmark
diplomacy, with Netherlands
navies, English
foreign policy, pensions, Prince Charles of Denmark
diplomacy, with Baden

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA29492Charles (1680-1729); Prince of Denmark; (4th son of King Christian V of Denmark)1680-1729
NA29499Zahringen; Louis William (-1707); Margrave of Baden-Baden; acc. 1677-1707
NA29498Zahringen; Frederick Magnus (1647-1709); Margrave of Baden-Durlach; acc. 16771647-1709
NA1085Heinsius; Anthony (1641-1720); Grand Pensionary of Holland from 16881641-1720
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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