Document ReferencePl C 1/163
TitleLetter from William Wenman to [E. Harley] Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford], Wimp[o]le, Cambridgeshire; 15 Dec. 1719. Imperfect
Date15 December 1719
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionHas received Harley's commands; explains that he will be tied up there for some time; explains that he has some business to do pertaining to his 'Br.' Farr's South Sea stock, the Duchess of Montague's estate in Staffordshire, and his 'poor mother'; will come if Harley commands it, but asks that he come town very soon.

Remainder of letter is damaged, with text loss, leaving meaning obscure; apparently refers to the provision of hay for Clipstone Park, and his [Wenman's] communication with Mr Walter; refers to various chief rents and who should be liable to pay them.
Termfinancial affairs, South Sea stock
estate business, Nottinghamshire

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38750Farr; Cornelius (fl 1700-1727); Mr; steward to Duke and Duchess of Newcastle and 2nd Earl of Oxford; of Chesterfieldfl 1700-1727
NA28969Walter; Peter (c.1663-1746); Mr; M.P.; moneylender and agent for nobilityc.1663-1746
NA38848Montagu; Elizabeth (1654-1734); Duchess of Montagu; née Cavendish eldest dau. of 2nd Duke of Newcastle; wife of Christopher 2nd Duke of Albemarle; 2nd wife of Ralph 1st Duke of Montagu; 'the mad duchess'1654-1734
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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