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TitleLetter from William Wenman, Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire to [E. Harley] Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford], Dover Street, St James's, London; 21 Mar. 1718/19
Date21 March 1719
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionSends Harley a bill for £500 which he received from Mr Gace last Wednesday at Newark; asks to know of its safe arrival, and adds that he intends to send Harley a bill from his collection soon; comments that he had told Mr Dixon that he felt Harley should be the purchaser of the leaning trees [at Welbeck], or at least have the right of refusal, and then he [Harley] could choose the 'Chapman', and clear Welbeck woods of the other workmen; believes that the last contract had at least 3 years too much time; there might also be other advantages with regard to the park fence.

Letter dated 21 Mar. 1718.
Termaccounts, Nottinghamshire
parks, Welbeck
woods, Welbeck

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38711Dixon; William (fl 1713-1718); Mr; lawyer working for Edward Lord Harleyfl 1713-1718
NA38717Gace; - (fl 1713-1730); Mr; rent collector and agent to 2nd Earl of Oxford in Nottinghamshirefl 1713-1730
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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