Document ReferencePw2 Hy 771
TitleDraft letter from Robert Harley [later 1st Earl of Oxford], to Mr [Alexander] Stanhope; n.d. [c. 1706]
Date1706 (c)
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionIs expecting a letter from Stanhope informing him that the contraband issue has been settled 'one way or other' if Lord Sunderland has 'surmounted his difficultys'; hopes to hear that the troops have moved forward to attack the French as Lord Marlborough wishes.

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.

This document is undated; the date provided is based on that of related documents.
Termdiplomacy, with Netherlands
trade, embargoes, against France
military campaigns, Duke of Marlborough 1706

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA13806Churchill; John (1650-1722); 1st Duke of Marlborough; created 1702; Marquis of Blandford1650-1722
NA28983Spencer; Charles (c.1674-1722); 3rd Earl of Sunderland; statesman and bibliophilec.1674-1722
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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