Document ReferencePw2 Hy 946
TitleLetter from James Hannan, to [Robert Harley] 1st Earl of Oxford; 16 Jul. 1711
Date16 July 1711
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionEncloses a letter from Captain John Herbert [not present]; reports that Herbert has agreed to provide the names of several merchants who have been in correspondence with France, if Harley assures him of protection; says that he has a friend in France, who may be 'preveiled upon' to provide intelligence reports for the Queen; says that his expenses are becoming very high; requests a post in the Queen's service.
Termintelligence, reports
crimes, pro-Jacobite
patronage, requests for
intelligence, collection of

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA29747Herbert; John (fl 1711); Captain; provided intelligence on merchants corresponding with Francefl 1711
NA29746Hannan; James (fl 1711); Mr; in dispute with his brother regarding succession to his father's Irish estatefl 1711
NA893Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-17141661-1724
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