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Pw2Hy - Papers of the Harley Family, 1602-1738, in the Portland (Welbeck) Collection
Pw2 Hy 791
Draft of letter from Robert Harley [later 1st Earl of Oxford], to Mr Wich; 20 Jun./1 Jul. 1704
1 July 1704
Expresses his satisfaction that Wich's negotiations have been successful; hopes that the order of the Duke of Holstein will be obeyed; directs Wich to obtain all the necessary details with regard to the 'ships laden with French wine'; says that Wish's notice regarding the remittances is 'very acceptable'.
Old Style dating on letter.
This document has been identified as being in the hand of Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford.
trade, French wine
diplomacy, with Holstein
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Dates of existence
Holstein (fl 1704); Duke of Holstein
Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-1714
Wich; - (fl 1704-1706); Mr; diplomat; ambassador to Holstein?
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