Document ReferencePw2 Hy 770
TitleDraft letter from Robert Harley [later 1st Earl of Oxford], to Mr [Alexander] Stanhope; n.d. [c.1706]
Date1706 (c)
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionReports on the continuing negotiations with Sweden; says that the [Swedes?] have arranged for Selejire to speak with the Pensionary; believes that the Pensionary will agree to the '300m crowns'; thinks that will be of advantage to the Duke of Savoy; is glad that Mr Saladine had a discourse 'about the peace with our friends in Holland'; suspects that Saladine's true attachment is to the French; requests that Stanhope show his favour to Mr Pultency should he go to The Hague.

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This document has been identified as being in the hand of Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford.
Termdiplomacy, with Sweden
diplomacy, with Netherlands
diplomacy, between Netherlands and Sweden
patronage, requests for

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA29510Selejire?; - (fl 1705-1706); -; Swedish ambassador to the Netherlands?fl 1705-1706
NA1085Heinsius; Anthony (1641-1720); Grand Pensionary of Holland from 16881641-1720
NA29511Saladine; - (fl 1705-1706); Mr; diplomat?; French sympathiser?fl 1705-1706
NA29512Pultency; - (fl 1705-1706); Mr; Harley requested patronage on his behalf from Stanhopefl 1705-1706
NA29478Vittorio-Amedeo II (fl 1675-1720); King of Sicily; Duke of Savoy 1685-1720; King of Sicily 1713-1718fl 1675-1720
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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