Document ReferencePw2 Hy 952
TitleLetter from [Thomas Hay, Viscount of Dupplin and 7th Earl of Kinnoull], to Robert Harley [later 1st Earl of Oxford]; 30 Jul. n.y. [c.1710]
Date30 July 1710 (c)
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionSays that Harley's daughter [Abigail] is 'recovered'; says that 'little Tomie' is a 'very thriving child'; refers briefly to the elections at Edinburgh; says that he has been looking over the 'roll of the Scotch nobility'; believes that there will be little difficulty in choosing 16 peers 'to serve the Queen'; is glad that the Tories are now willing to assist the Queen.

This document is undated; the date provided is based on internal evidence.

The writer has been identified from internal evidence.
Termfamily relationships, Hay family and Harley family
government business, peers, creation of Scottish
honours and decorations, peerage, Scottish
elections, Edinburgh 1710

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA29754Hay; Abigail (-1750); Countess of Kinnoull; née Harley; m. George Hay 7th Earl of Kinnoull 1709; d. of 1st Earl of Oxford-1750
NA11474Hay; Thomas (1710-1787); 9th Earl of Kinnoull; succ. 1758; styled Viscount Dupplin until 17581710-1787
NA18608Anne (1665-1714); Queen of Great Britain and Ireland1665-1714
NA29755Hay; Thomas (-1719); 7th Earl of Kinnoull; cr. Viscount of Dupplin 1697; succ. his cousin as Earl of Kinnoull 1709-1719
NA893Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-17141661-1724
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