Document ReferencePw2 Hy 754
TitleDraft letter from Robert Harley [later 1st Earl of Oxford], Whitehall, London, to Mr [Alexander] Stanhope; 30 Jul./10 Aug. 1706
Date10 August 1706
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionHopes that Lord Halifax has arrived and that the States have 'declared themselves upon the head of ye succession' and given an answer in favour of Prince Charles of Denmark; hopes that the States have been discussing the treaty with the 'Hungariary' with the Imperial court as he has mentioned it to them many times; asks for a report on the state of the affair of Münster.

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

Old Style dating on letter.
Termroyalty, succession
diplomacy, with Netherlands
foreign policy, pensions, Prince Charles of Denmark
foreign policy, Hungary
foreign policy, Münster

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA29197Montague; Charles (1661-1715); 1st Earl of Halifax; cr. Baron 1700; cr. Earl 17141661-1715
NA29492Charles (1680-1729); Prince of Denmark; (4th son of King Christian V of Denmark)1680-1729
NA29438Joseph I (1678-1711 ); Holy Roman Emperor; ( styled King of the Romans until 1705)1678-1711
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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