Document ReferencePw2 Hy 727
TitleDraft letter from Robert Harley [later 1st Earl of Oxford], Whitehall, London, to Mr [Alexander] Stanhope; 9/20 Nov. 1705
Date20 November 1705
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionIs still waiting for Stanhope's letters; repeats his instructions regarding the need to renew the conference regarding the 'affair of Lübeck'; believes that the only way to settle this is to obtain a 'resolution' from the guarantors of the Treaty of Travendahl; says that Sir David Mitchel has 'begun his voyage towards you' with the intent of settling the 'quota of ships' for the following year; states that Mitchel's instructions are identical to those of the previous year.

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
foreign policy, Lübeck, bishopric of
diplomacy, with guarantors of the Treaty of Travendahl
navies, Anglo-Dutch, ships

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA29488Mitchell; David (c.1650-1710); Sir; knighted 1694; vice-admiral; lord commissioner of Admiralty 1699-1702c.1650-1710
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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