Document ReferencePw2 Hy 749
TitleDraft letter from Robert Harley [later 1st Earl of Oxford], Whitehall, London, to Mr [Alexander] Stanhope; 12/23 Jul. 1706
Date23 July 1706
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionSays that they have no news from Spain, Portugal or Stanhope due to the adverse weather conditions; directs Stanhope to continue to negotiate a favourable settlement for Prince Charles; says that the treaty [Articles of Union] between England and Scotland is to be signed soon and that it is monopolising his time.

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

Old Style dating on letter.
Termpostal service, international
treaties, Articles of Union 1706
diplomacy, with Scotland
unification, Great Britain
foreign policy, pensions, Prince Charles of Denmark
weather, wind

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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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