Document ReferencePw2 Hy 764
TitleDraft letter from Robert Harley [later 1st Earl of Oxford], Whitehall, London, to Mr [Alexander] Stanhope; 6/17 Sep. 1706
Date17 September 1706
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionSays that he has no letters from Stanhope to reply to, no news from Spain? and that the fleet has still been unable to sail; refers Stanhope to his earlier instructions regarding the negotiations in which he is engaged; hopes that the House of Brunswick and other concerned princes will 'exert themselves upon this occasion' to hinder the incursions of the Swedes into Germany; directs Stanhope to consult Lord Marlborough should he encounter any difficulties.

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
diplomacy, with Brunswick

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA13806Churchill; John (1650-1722); 1st Duke of Marlborough; created 1702; Marquis of Blandford1650-1722
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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