Document ReferencePw2 Hy 698
TitleDraft letter from Robert Harley [later 1st Earl of Oxford], to Mr [Alexander] Stanhope; 29 Jun./10 Jul. 1705
Date10 July 1705
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionHas no new directions; trusts that Lord Sunderland has had a 'good voyage' and begun his negotiations with the 'States' before Stanhope receives this letter; believes that the 'continuance of the disorder' in Portugal makes it reasonable to 'apply a speedy remedy so that the future campaign may not be lost'.

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

Old Style dating on letter.
Termmilitary campaigns, Iberian Peninsular 1705
diplomacy, with Netherlands

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA28983Spencer; Charles (c.1674-1722); 3rd Earl of Sunderland; statesman and bibliophilec.1674-1722
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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