Document ReferencePw2 Hy 1098
TitleDraft letter from [Robert Harley, later 1st Earl of Oxford], to Mr Jackson; n.d. [c.Jul.-Dec. 1706]
DateJuly 1704-December 1706 (c)
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionReports that the [Swedish?] merchants are complaining of the delay and the cost to them over the past ten months; says that they believe the case against them has no foundation and are resolved to appeal; instructs Jackson to deal with the case as he thinks best; says that the Swedish ships hoped to go before the Lords of appeal the next day, but as a result of the latest news they may not; encloses the 'arguments' of the merchants [not present]; says that Mr Warr has given him the letters; promises to assist Jackson in any way he can.

This document is undated; the date provided is based on that of related documents.

This document has been identified as being in the hand of Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford.
Termdiplomacy, with Sweden
legal cases, Swedish merchants 1704
naval actions, with Swedish merchants

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA29316Warre; Richard (fl 1676-1713); Mr; under secretary in the Secretariatfl 1676-1713
NA893Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-17141661-1724
NA29937Jackson; Robert (fl 1704-1729); Mr; resident minister in Sweden 1710-7 1719-29fl 1704-1729
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