Document ReferencePw2 Hy 741
TitleDraft letter from Robert Harley [later 1st Earl of Oxford], Whitehall, London, to Mr [Alexander] Stanhope; 4/15 Jun. 1706
Date15 June 1706
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionExpresses his satisfaction that there is such a good 'disposition' on 'your side' with regard to the D[uke] of Marlborough; says that they are 'using the utmost diligence in making the preparation for the expedition'; hopes that the States will join with the queen in order to [have the] Bishop of Osnaburg [elected to the position of] Bishop of Münster.

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
religious affairs, bishops, election of, Münster

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA13806Churchill; John (1650-1722); 1st Duke of Marlborough; created 1702; Marquis of Blandford1650-1722
NA29493Osnaburg; - (fl 1706); Bishop of Osnaburg; favoured by Queen Anne for election as Bishop of Münsterfl 1706
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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