Document ReferencePw2 Hy 767
TitleDraft letter from Robert Harley [later 1st Earl of Oxford], to Mr [Alexander] Stanhope; 17/28 Sep. 1706
Date28 September 1706
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionDiscusses briefly the receipt of recent packets and the news of Stanhope's illness; says that he will spare Stanhope and write instead to his secretary Mr Dayrolle; says that he will speak to the Prince regarding a reception on board the 'yatch'; reports that the queen thinks it proper for Mr Dayrolle to continue 'to negotiate' until she can name a successor.

Parts of text missing due to damage to document.

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
health, Alexander Stanhope

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA18608Anne (1665-1714); Queen of Great Britain and Ireland1665-1714
NA29508Dayrolles; James (-1739); Mr; diplomat; king's resident at Geneva and the Hague 1717-39-1739
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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