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Stanhope, James, (1673-1721), 1st Earl Stanhope

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Surname: Stanhope
Forenames: James
Gender: Male
Date: 1673-1721
Title: 1st Earl Stanhope
History: Spanish secretary to Ormonde at Cadiz 1702; served under Marlborough 1703. British minister in Spain 1706. Commander of British forces in Spain 1708. Victor of Saragossa 1710. Secretary of State, Southern Department 1714 and 1718. Created earl, 1718.
Biography: ODNB link for Stanhope, James (1673-1721) 1st Earl Stanhope
References: DNB; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P275965 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P127064 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for James Stanhope
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
1709 Jan 23: Marlborough to the earl of Sunderland: he sends an enclosure given him by the officer...
The National Archives, Kew
1708 May 21: Extract from letter to Count Wratislaw from Marlborough of 17 May: he hopes the order...
The National Archives, Kew
1708 Nov 01: Adam Cardonnel to Under Secretary George Tilson: the good news from Mr. Stanhope in...
The National Archives, Kew
1710 Aug 21: Marlborough to Boyle: he hopes Townshend will be successful in his negotiations on the...
The National Archives, Kew
1710 Aug 04: Marlborough to Boyle: Lord Shannon's expedition is at an end. Marlborough's responses to...
The National Archives, Kew
1705 Oct 16: Marlborough to Harley: he has been detained at The Hague but intends to go to the army...
The National Archives, Kew
1705 Nov 01: Marlborough to Harley: he will press the court at Vienna to use their offices to prevent...
The National Archives, Kew
1705 Aug 31: Marlborough to Harley: he has heard from the [grand] pensionary, who does not consider...
The National Archives, Kew
1709 Jul 29: Extract from a letter from Adam Cardonnel to [General James] Stanhope concerning the...
The National Archives, Kew
corresp and papers
Kent History and Library Centre
NRA 25095
1715-17: letters to George Bubb
British Library, Manuscript Collections
1705-08: corresp with Lord Godolphin
Collection held privately: enquiries to The National Archives, Archives Sector Development
NRA 7573 Shirley

See HMC Principal family and estate collections L-W, 1999 [94d]
c1707: corresp with Thomas Erle
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
NRA 1075
1704-06: letters (drafts) from Robert Harley
Nottingham University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections
NRA 7628 Cavendish-Bentinck
1715-16: letters (12) from William King
Trinity College Dublin
NRA 20078
corresp with Sir Luke Schaub, James Craggs etc
New York Public Library: Manuscripts and Archives Division
See NUC MS 70-1720 74-543
corresp with Cardinal Guillaume Dubois
New York Public Library: Manuscripts and Archives Division
See NUC MS 70-1720
1716-21: corresp with Lord Polwarth
National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
See HMC 67, Polwarth MSS I-III
corresp with Lord Townshend
British Library, Manuscript Collections
1714-19: letters to H Worsley
British Library, Manuscript Collections
1714-21: corresp with Charles Whitworth etc
British Library, Manuscript Collections