Document ReferencePl C 1/159
TitleLetter from William Wenman to [E. Harley] Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford], Wimp[o]le, Cambridgeshire; 24 Nov. 1719. Imperfect
Date24 November 1719
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionHas received Harley's commands and thanks him and Mr Prior about his book; argues that the £40 he paid Mr Digby on Mr Palmer's account was for Palmer's use, and that Digby's receipt shows this; mentions that there have been several sums paid to Digby in the same manner which he repaid again to Mr Palmer; explains how and why the breach came between Palmer and Digby; does not think that the £40 and other monies between them has been paid back to Palmer; mentions the progress of the 'writings' at Dover Street; refers to the necessity of having the leases for the tenants ready for the next time he sees them.
Termaccounts, Harley
ConditionPartially indecipherable

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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
NA38846Prior; - (fl 1719); Mrfl 1719
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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