Document ReferencePl C 1/160
TitleLetter from William Wenman, London to [E. Harley] Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford], Wimp[o]le, Cambridgeshire; 3 Dec. 1719. Imperfect
Date3 December 1719
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionEncloses letter from Mr Gace [not present], which shows how great an improvement may be made at Cottam [Cotham] and Sibthorpe, which he had suggested to Harley when he was last at Wimpole; has consulted with Mr Morley on the question of laying farms more closely together, as Mr Gace had advised.

Remainder of letter is damaged, with text loss, leaving meaning obscure; apparently refers to Mr Banks and his bill.

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38717Gace; - (fl 1713-1730); Mr; rent collector and agent to 2nd Earl of Oxford in Nottinghamshirefl 1713-1730
NA38838Morley; John (1656-1732); Mr; of Halstead; land jobber; adviser to 2nd Earl of Oxford1656-1732
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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