Document ReferencePl C 1/141
TitleLetter from William [Wenman], Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire to the 2nd Earl of Oxford, Dover Street, St James's, London; 2 May 1719. Imperfect
Date2 May 1719
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionHas some business in town to attend to and so asks for permission to come up; also requests that Harley order Mr Farr and Mr Seale to send their accounts in so that he [Wenman] can audit them; reports that his brother George, minister of Kingsley, has recently married which increases the necessity of the building of a new parsonage; relates how his situation was worsened by the 'Lady Dutchess' preventing him from immediately entering the living; begs that Harley give him some financial assistance; mentions using land at Gamston and Mailbock, and the involvement of Mr Chappell; reports that the tenants of Clipston[e] have paid their advance rents.
Termpatronage, ecclesiastical
rents, collection of
ConditionPartially indecipherable

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38736Seale; Francis (fl 1714-1718); Mr; agent to Edward Lord Harleyfl 1714-1718
NA38750Farr; Cornelius (fl 1700-1727); Mr; steward to Duke and Duchess of Newcastle and 2nd Earl of Oxford; of Chesterfieldfl 1700-1727
NA38710Wenman; George (fl 1713-1730); -; brother of William Wenman; minister of Kingsley Staffordshirefl 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
NA38740Chappell; Robert (fl 1714-1731); Mr; rent collector and agent to 2nd Earl of Oxford in Nottinghamshirefl 1714-1731
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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