Document ReferencePw2 Hy 766
TitleDraft letter from Robert Harley [later 1st Earl of Oxford], Whitehall, London, to Mr [Alexander] Stanhope; 13/24 Sep. 1706
Date24 September 1706
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionSays that they are still hoping for a change in the [wind] at the equinox; states that they are like 'fish upon the dry land' as they have had no recent news and are unaware of what is 'done or doing'; hopes that the 'storme' which was gathering near Saxony has been dispersed.

Parts of text missing due to damage to document.

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

Old Style dating on letter.
Termweather, wind
postal service, international
foreign policy, Saxony

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
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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