Document ReferencePl C 1/139
TitleLetter from William Wenman to [E. Harley] Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford]; 4 Apr. 1719. Imperfect
Date4 April 1719
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionSends bill for £500 from Sam Smith's account, and asks to know whether it arrives safely; also sends a representation from the town of Mansfield, asking for Harley's help in the building of the [free master's] house; the townspeople have collected £80, and Wenman thinks they are hoping for assistance in the form of timber from Mansfield woods; suggests that if Harley gives them timber to the value of £20-£30, it will greatly help them.
ConditionPartially indecipherable

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38770Smith; Samuel (-1751); Mr; brother of Abel Smith; of Woodstreet and London-1751
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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