Document ReferencePw2 Hy 765
TitleDraft letter from Robert Harley [later 1st Earl of Oxford], Whitehall, London, to Mr [Alexander] Stanhope; 10/21 Sep. 1706
Date21 September 1706
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionComments on rumours that there has been a 'general action' between King Charles [XII of Sweden?] and the Duke of Anjou; requests that Stanhope confirm this; reports that Prince Eugene has 'routed' the Duke of Orleans and hopes that Stanhope can confirm this; instructs Stanhope as to how to proceed in the matter of Serongmo? Clifford; says that he will send the relevant documents.

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

Old Style dating on letter.
Termmilitary campaigns, Iberian Peninsular 1706

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA29489Eugene (1663-1736); Prince of Savoy1663-1736
NA29447Charles XII (1682-1718 ); King of Sweden; (acc. 1697)1682-1718
NA29505Luis (1707-1724 ); King of Spain; (acc. 1724 on abdication of Philip V; Duke of Anjou?)1707-1724
NA29506Philippe de Bourbon (1674-1723); 2nd Duke of Orléans; (nephew of Louis XIV; regent for Louis XV)1674-1723
NA29507Clifford; Serongmo? (fl 1706)fl 1706
NA18634Charles VI (1685-1740); Holy Roman Emperor1685-1740
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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