Document ReferencePw2 Hy 540
TitleDraft letter from Robert Harley [later 1st Earl of Oxford], Whitehall, London, to Sir Robert Cotton and Sir Thomas Frankland; 18 Aug. 1705
Date18 August 1705
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionRequests that they order a boat to carry a messenger despatched by the Queen to Holland; says that this messenger is to meet with the Duke of Marlborough; asks that it be arranged so that the messenger Mr Nicholas Hill meets with no opposition at Harwich; requests that Hill be granted any intelligence which will keep him safe from the enemy.
Termintelligence, conveyance of

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA13806Churchill; John (1650-1722); 1st Duke of Marlborough; created 1702; Marquis of Blandford1650-1722
NA29302Hill; Nicholas (fl 1705); Mr; intelligence messengerfl 1705
NA893Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-17141661-1724
NA29300Cotton; Robert (fl 1690-1708); Sir; postmaster-general 1690-1708fl 1690-1708
NA29303Frankland; Thomas (fl 1690-1715); Sir; postmaster-general 1690-1715fl 1690-1715
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