Document ReferencePl F3/3/22
TitleDirection by the Earl and Countess of Oxford and Mortimer to their trustees to raise money; 7 Aug. 1727
Date7 August 1727
Extent4 membranes
Content DescriptionFirst Party: Edward, Earl of Oxford and Earl Mortimer; and Henrietta Cavendish Holles, Countess of Oxford and Countess Mortimer (his wife).

Second Party: William Mompesson, Clerk, Vicar of Mansfield, Nottinghamshire; William Whitehead and Philip Ellis, both of Mansfield, gentlemen (legatees of Faith Clerkson).

Third Party: John Clerkson of Greys Inne, Middlesex, Esq. (administrator of the will of Faith Clerkson of Mansfield, spinster, deceased).

Appointment by (1) to Viscount Cheyne et al. (the trustees of a term of 1000 years created by Pl F3/3/17 of 1726) to raise £2204 19s 8d to be paid to (2) and £4909 2s 10d to be paid to (3) under the terms of the trust. [The sum of £7000 mentioned in the schedule to Pl F3/3/20 as due for the purchase of an estate in Newark.]

Recites previous mortgages and litigation concerning Robert Williamson, later a bankrupt, who owned the site of Newark Castle and market rights and tolls in the borough of Newark; the purchase by John, Duke of Newcastle; the 1719 Act of Parliament (Pl F3/2/17); the will of Faith Clerkson; the 1726 trust deed (Pl F3/3/16); and related matters.
Termcharities, Faith Clerkson's

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA28969Walter; Peter (c.1663-1746); Mr; M.P.; moneylender and agent for nobilityc.1663-1746
NA1047Harley; Edward (1689-1741); 2nd Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; styled Lord Harley 1711-17241689-1741
NA69417Williamson; Robert (fl 1691); Mr; of London a bankruptfl 1691
NA69418Clerkson; Faith (-1725); Miss; of Holborn and Mansfield-1725
NA1048Harley; Henrietta Cavendish (1694-1755); Countess of Oxford and Mortimer; née Lady Henrietta Cavendish Holles wife of the 2nd Earl of Oxford1694-1755
NA488Holles; John (1662-1711); 3rd Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne; cr. Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne 1694, 1st Duke of second creation; also 4th Earl of Clare1662-1711
NA69419Clerkson; John (fl 1724-1730); Mr; of Gray's Inn nephew of Faith Clerksonfl 1724-1730
NA30173Cheyne; William (1657-1728); 2nd Viscount Newhaven; succ. 1698; also 2nd Lord Cheyne1657-1728
NA38838Morley; John (1656-1732); Mr; of Halstead; land jobber; adviser to 2nd Earl of Oxford1656-1732
NA69420Ellis; Philip (fl 1725-1730); Mr; of Mansfieldfl 1725-1730
NA69421Whitehead; William (fl 1725-1730); Mr; of Mansfieldfl 1725-1730
NA39114Mompesson; William (c.1698-c.1737); Rev.; Vicar of Mansfield 1722-1737; son of Rev. George Mompessonc.1698-c.1737
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