Document ReferencePw2 Hy 744
TitleDraft letter from Robert Harley [later 1st Earl of Oxford], Whitehall, London, to Mr [Alexander] Stanhope; 14/25 Jun. 1706
Date25 June 1706
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionHas nothing new to say about the affair of the Bishop of Osnaburg proceeding to the Bishopric of Münster and does not understand the objections of 'some amongst you'; hopes that the States will concur with the queen's proposals regarding payments to Prince Charles; reports that the 'merchant's' acquainted with Don Essevan? and Don Francesco wish to 'return to Flanders again' and serve K[ing] Ch[arles?] 'the 3d'; says that the transports are ready to go to Ostend.

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

Old Style dating on letter.
Termreligious affairs, bishops, election of, Münster
diplomacy, with Denmark
diplomacy, with Netherlands
navies, English, transports

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA29493Osnaburg; - (fl 1706); Bishop of Osnaburg; favoured by Queen Anne for election as Bishop of Münsterfl 1706
NA29492Charles (1680-1729); Prince of Denmark; (4th son of King Christian V of Denmark)1680-1729
NA18608Anne (1665-1714); Queen of Great Britain and Ireland1665-1714
NA29496-; Francesco (fl 1706); Donfl 1706
NA29497-; Essevan (fl 1706); Donfl 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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