Document ReferencePl C 1/151
TitleLetter from William Wenman, Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire to [E. Harley] Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford], Wimp[o]le, Cambridgeshire; 29 Sept. 1719. Imperfect
Date29 September 1719
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionGives transcription of the case which will allow Harley to judge the foundation for Mr Digby's claim; this case describes the background to the claim pertaining to properties including Mansfield Woodhouse; states the progress of the tiling at Welbeck; has had an estimate as to what the damage to the tiling was and what work now needs to be done; mentions the possibility of getting another estimate made; mentions Mr Banks' and Mr Soresby's accounts; has ordered Mr Palmer to take Mr Walter a buck.

Postscript of letter is damaged, with text loss, leaving meaning obscure.
Termland, claims to
building works, Welbeck Abbey

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38788Digby; John (1668-1728); Ranger of the Deer at Clipstone Park 1707-?, Verderer of Sherwood forest 1709-?, MP for Newark 1705-8 and East Retford 1713-221668-1728
NA38843Palmer; - (fl 1719); Mrfl 1719
NA38755Soresby; William (fl 1714-1749); Mr; rent collector lessee and wood agent of 2nd Earl of Oxfordfl 1714-1749
NA38836Banks; - (fl 1719); Mrfl 1719
NA28969Walter; Peter (c.1663-1746); Mr; M.P.; moneylender and agent for nobilityc.1663-1746
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
PL439/Mansfield Woodhouse/Nottinghamshire/England
PL16469/Perlethorpe cum Budby/Nottinghamshire/England
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