Document ReferencePw2 Hy 710
TitleDraft letter from Robert Harley [later 1st Earl of Oxford], Whitehall, London, to Mr [Alexander] Stanhope; 24 Aug./4 Sep. 1705
Date4 September 1705
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionRelays an account from the Queen relative to Lord Galway having command of the next campaign in Portugal; says that the Queen has agreed that in case of the death or sickness of Lord Galway the command should be 'regulated by the treaty'; introduces a merchant from Amsterdam named Mr Pierre Tettas who wishes to discuss the issue of 'Bills of Exchange with France'.

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

Old Style dating on letter.
Termdiplomacy, with Netherlands
naval actions, Portugal 1705
armies, Anglo-Dutch, command of
currency, Bills of Exchange, France

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA973Ruvigny; Henry Massue de (1648-1720); 1st Earl of Galway; succ. as 2nd Marquis de Ruvigny 1689; cr. 4th Viscount Galway 1692; cr. 1st Earl of Galway 1697; commanded troops in Portugal and Spain 1704-17101648-1720
NA29474Tettas; Pierre (fl 1705); -; merchant from Amsterdamfl 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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