Document ReferencePw2 Hy 734
TitleDraft letter from Robert Harley [later 1st Earl of Oxford], Whitehall, London, to Mr [Alexander] Stanhope; 19 Feb. 1705/2 Mar. 1706
Date2 March 1706
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionHopes that the negotiations between the queen and the States will soon have the desired effect in Denmark; sees no other way to settle the affair [of Lübeck?] than to execute the Treaty of Travendahl; has asked Mr Stepney to request that P[rince?] Eugene return from Vienna and to request that court comply with the King of Prussia regarding troops.

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

Old Style dating on letter.
Termwars, War of the Spanish Succession 1701-1714
armies, Anglo-Dutch, augmentation of
foreign policy, Lübeck, bishopric of
diplomacy, with Netherlands
diplomacy, with Denmark
military campaigns, Iberian Peninsular 1705

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA18608Anne (1665-1714); Queen of Great Britain and Ireland1665-1714
NA29489Eugene (1663-1736); Prince of Savoy1663-1736
NA29458Frederick I (1657-1713 ); King of Prussia; ( acc. 1701; styled Frederick III Elector of Brandenberg until 1701)1657-1713
NA29490Stepney; George (1663-1707); Mr; diplomat; poet1663-1707
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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