Document ReferencePl C 1/127
TitleLetter from William Wenman to [E. Harley] Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford], Wimp[o]le, Cambridgeshire; 4 Oct. 1718
Date4 October 1718
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionMentions that is concerned that he has not yet heard whether the £1000 bill has arrived safely with Harley; reports that the minister of Blore has died and so the living is vacant; reports that the living is small, and lies about 4 miles from Kingsley; would be extremely grateful if Harley would consider his brother for the position, as he presently is without a patron; describes the wretched position of his brother whose property was affected by the duchess [of Newcastle]'s opposition; adds that he [Wenman] and Mr Gace will soon come to Wimp[o]le to show Harley their accounts.
Termappointments, ecclesiastical
financial affairs, Harley

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38717Gace; - (fl 1713-1730); Mr; rent collector and agent to 2nd Earl of Oxford in Nottinghamshirefl 1713-1730
NA592Holles; Margaret (1661-1716); Duchess of Newcastle upon Tyne; née Cavendish; dau. of 2nd Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne; m 3rd Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne 16901661-1716
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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