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TitleLetter from Mr William Wenman, Welbeck, Nottinghamshire to [E, Harley] Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford], Dover Street, St James's, London; 19 July 1718
Date19 July 1718
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionReports a fire at Palmer's Lodge in Clipston[e] Park, which destroyed all the stables, outhouses and part of the dwelling house; the fire probably started from a spark from a dunghill, and the wind stopped it from being easily controlled; the damage in loss of buildings, clothes and household goods for the Palmer family Wenman guesses will be in excess of £150; has given Palmer some wood with which to repair the house which has been rendered inhabitable; asks for Harley's financial help in this matter.
Termfires, Clipstone
building works, houses, repairs

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38830Palmer; - (fl 1718); Mrfl 1718
NA38704Wenman; William (-1750); Mr; secretary and agent to the Duke and Duchess of Newcastle and the Earl and Countess of Oxford-1750
NA1047Harley; Edward (1689-1741); 2nd Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; styled Lord Harley 1711-17241689-1741
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