Document ReferencePw2 Hy 740
TitleDraft letter from Robert Harley [later 1st Earl of Oxford], Whitehall, London, to Mr [Alexander] Stanhope; 14 May 1706
Date14 May 1706
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionHopes that Stanhope has recovered his health; encloses 'home papers' [not present] to be laid before the Pensionary?; directs Stanhope to either remedy the affair or return an answer; says that the queen wishes to settle the compensation for Prince Ch[arles] of Denmark; states that the queen is prepared to pay £4000 (as her two thirds) and wishes to know if the States would pay their one third portion; directs Stanhope to gauge the Pensionary's opinion.

This document has been identified as being in the hand of Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford.
Termdiplomacy, with Netherlands
diplomacy, with Denmark

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA29492Charles (1680-1729); Prince of Denmark; (4th son of King Christian V of Denmark)1680-1729
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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