Document ReferencePw2 Hy 761
TitleDraft letter from Robert Harley [later 1st Earl of Oxford], Whitehall, London, to Mr [Alexander] Stanhope; 23 Aug./3 Sep. 1706
Date3 September 1706
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionRefers briefly to the surrender of Menin; speculates on when the wind will change and allow the fleet to sail; discusses provisions for the men of war.

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

Old Style dating on letter.
Termsieges, Menin 1706
weather, wind
navies, English, manoeuvres
navies, English, provisions for

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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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