Document ReferencePl C 1/155
TitleLetter from George Wenman, Kingsley, Staffordshire to [E. Harley], Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford], Cambridgeshire; 10 Dec. 1719. Imperfect
Date10 December 1719
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionHas received from his brother, by Harley's order, the sum of £50 towards the cost of repairing and rebuilding the parsonage house at Kingsley; thanks Harley for his generosity; explains how he uses 2 new rooms never before known at his parsonage, the closet and the parlour, to pray for and drink to Harley's health; explains in some detail how Harley's generosity has improved his life; sends Harley and his family greetings of the season.

Second half of letter is damaged, with text loss, leaving meaning obscure.
ConditionPartially indecipherable

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38704Wenman; William (-1750); Mr; secretary and agent to the Duke and Duchess of Newcastle and the Earl and Countess of Oxford-1750
NA38710Wenman; George (fl 1713-1730); -; brother of William Wenman; minister of Kingsley Staffordshirefl 1713-1730
NA1047Harley; Edward (1689-1741); 2nd Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; styled Lord Harley 1711-17241689-1741
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