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TitleLetter from John Monk, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire to Mr [Charles] Palmer; 24 Jan. 1715/16. On reverse, letter from Mr Digby to John Monk; n.d. [c.1716]
Date24 January 1716
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionHas received orders to buy hay for the Clipstone Park deer, and that it be put down in the most suitable place; explains that Harley wants the best hay and that he [Monk] would be happy if Palmer wishes to get hold of some himself.

Letter dated 24 Jan. 1715.

In letter on reverse to Mr Monk, Digby mentions that he knows the hay has been ordered, but suggests that there is no point in getting it until the barns are repaired; has written to Lord Harley to let him know that he wants him [Monk] to repair the barns immediately; fears that if something is not done soon there will not be one buck left in the park; thinks that they will need more hay than has been ordered.
Termanimals, deer

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1047Harley; Edward (1689-1741); 2nd Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; styled Lord Harley 1711-17241689-1741
NA38766Monk; John (fl 1715-1735); Mr; deputy steward under William Wenmanfl 1715-1735
NA38749Palmer; Charles (fl 1714-1723); Mr; keeper of Clipstone Parkfl 1714-1723
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