Document ReferencePl C 1/153
TitleLetter from [William Wenman], Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire to [E. Harley] Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford], Wimp[o]le, Cambridgeshire; 9 Sept. 1719. Imperfect
Date9 September 1719
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionWrites that he has been with Mr Levinz who wanted him to let Mr Digby know that he had received a letter from Harley relating to Digby's claim to the manor of Mansfield Woodhouse; wants Mr Digby to let him know when and where they can meet to discuss this claim; Digby has answered that he is not yet ready for such a meeting, but will give notice when he is.

Remainder of letter is damaged, with text loss, leaving meaning obscure; apparently refers to a dispute over some horses and matters to do with Clipstone Park.

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38844Levinz; William (1671-1747); Mr; MP for Retford 1702-06 and 1708-10 for Nottinghamshire 1710-22 and 1732-431671-1747
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
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
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