Document ReferencePw2 Hy 668
TitleDraft letter from Robert Harley [later 1st Earl of Oxford], to Mr [Alexander] Stanhope; 26 May/6 Jun. 1704
Date6 June 1704
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionReports that the packet containing Stanhope's letters is yet to arrive; encloses a copy of a document [not present] relative to Castillo and requests that Stanhope send an account of this man and whether he continues in custody; says that he has had a request from Sweden to consult with the Pensionary and the ministers of the guarantors of the Treaty of Travandale; wishes to know what is to be done upon the death of the Bishop of Lubec.

This document has been identified as being in the hand of Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford.

Old Style dating on letter.
Termdiplomacy, with Sweden
diplomacy, with Netherlands
foreign policy, Lübeck, bishopric of
diplomacy, with guarantors of the Treaty of Travendahl
treaties, Travendahl

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA29449August Friedrich (d 1705); Prince-Bishop of Lübeck; (acc. 1666)d 1705
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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