Document ReferencePw2 Hy 793
TitleDraft of letter from Robert Harley [later 1st Earl of Oxford], to Mr Wich; 11/22 Aug. 1705
Date22 August 1705
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionSays that Wich's letters are 'very acceptable'; directs Wich to ignore 'idle and malicious' reports which are being spread about him in the town [London]; hopes to finish the negotiations with the States regarding the contraband [relates to trade with France].

Old Style dating on letter.

This document has been identified as being in the hand of Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford.
Termdiplomacy, with Netherlands
trade, embargoes, against France

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA893Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-17141661-1724
NA29539Wich; - (fl 1704-1706); Mr; diplomat; ambassador to Holstein?fl 1704-1706
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