Document ReferencePl C 1/147
TitleLetter from William Wenman, Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire to [E. Harley] Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford], Wimp[o]le, Cambridgeshire; 10 Aug. 1719. Imperfect
Date10 August 1719
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionHas sent Sir Robert Child £200 for Harley's use, received from Robin Banks, which is the balance due from him; refers to the 'separation of the writings at Welbeck', which Wenman attended every day and gave Mr Marten all the assistance he could; mentions the damage to Skegby Church, which is part of the Dean of Lincoln's lease, and which Harley is obliged to repair; suggests Harley order wood from Mr Cossen for this purpose.
Termfinancial affairs, Harley

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38748Child; Robert (fl 1714-1730); Sirfl 1714-1730
NA38791Banks; Robin (fl 1715-1719); Mr; rent collector for Edward Lord Harleyfl 1715-1719
NA38776Willis; Richard (1664-1734); Bishop of Winchester; also bishop of Gloucester and Salisbury; dean of Lincoln 1701-17211664-1734
NA38705Cossen; John (fl 1713-1738); Mr; wood agent later chief agent of 2nd Earl of Oxford at Wimpolefl 1713-1738
NA38713Marten; Oliver (fl 1713-1720); Mr; lawyer working for Edward Lord Harleyfl 1713-1720
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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