Oxford, Robert Harley, Earl of, 1661-1724
- Existence: 1661 - 1724
Robert Harley, Earl of Oxford (1661-1724), English and later British statesman.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Part of Collection — Box: 39, Folder: GROUP 1013, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Call Number: OSB MSS fc.37
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, copies of treaties, speeches and credentials, orders, memoranda, reports, newsletters and other papers mostly relating to diplomatic, political and military affairs in western Europe during the War of the Spanish Succession. In addition to documenting Manchester's missions to the republic of Venice and the court of France, the papers provide much detail on shifting relations among the northern powers, the break between France and England following the former's...