Document ReferencePw2 Hy 768
TitleDraft letter from Robert Harley [later 1st Earl of Oxford], Whitehall, London, to Mr [Alexander] Stanhope; 19/30 Jun. 1706
Date30 July 1706
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionMentions Secretary Hedges and states that letters have been transmitted to the queen; says that the fact that the issues of the passes and the 'contraband' are not settled prejudices the other negotiations with Denmark, Sweden and the Hanseatic Towns; directs Stanhope to press for the 'finishing of this affair'.

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.
Termdiplomacy, with Sweden
diplomacy, with Denmark
diplomacy, with Hanseatic Towns
diplomacy, with Netherlands
trade, embargoes, against France
foreign policy, passports

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA18608Anne (1665-1714); Queen of Great Britain and Ireland1665-1714
NA29366Hedges; Charles (-1714); Sir; politician; lawyer; knighted 1689-1714
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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