|Document Reference||Pw2 Hy 670|
|Title||Draft letter from Robert Harley [later 1st Earl of Oxford], to Mr [Alexander] Stanhope; 20 Jul./31 Jul. 1704|
|Date||31 July 1704|
|Content Description||Orders Stanhope on behalf of Queen Anne to attempt to 'quicken the conference' about Danzig and Lubec; wishes to know if their resolutions are to be put into practice; hopes that the prohibition of trade [with France] will be continued pending an examination of 'whether it be for the advantage of ye French or of ye Confederates'; forwards various documents containing instructions regarding the number of 'winter guards' at Lisbon.|
Parts of text missing due to damage to document.
This document has been identified as being in the hand of Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford.
Old Style dating on letter.
|trade, embargoes, against France|
|diplomacy, with guarantors of the Treaty of Travendahl|
|military campaigns, Lisbon 1704|
|foreign policy, Danzig|
|foreign policy, Lübeck, bishopric of|
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|Code||PersonName||Dates of existence|
|NA893||Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-1714||1661-1724|
|NA29446||Stanhope; Alexander (1638-1707); Mr; English Envoy Extraordinary to the Netherlands 1700-6; father of 1st Earl Stanhope||1638-1707|