Document ReferencePl C 1/192
TitleLetter from William Wenman, Edwinstow[e], Nottinghamshire to [E. Harley] 2nd Earl of Oxford, Dover Street, St James's, London; 14 Aug. 1728
Date14 August 1728
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionThinks this letter may find him on the road to Welbeck; could not delay, however, in telling him of the 'monstrous' attempt made at the last assizes by Vernon and his lawyers to indict Wenman for perjury; mentions that the 'rogues swore through thick and thin', but thankfully that his innocence was proved; believes that the earl will hear the whole story from some of the 'gentlemen' when he comes down; comments that he cannot help maintaining the 'justice and friendship' of Mr Levinz and Mr Pinckney.
Termlegal cases, perjury

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38872Vernon; Thomas (fl 1717-1729); Mr; tenant of the church in the manor of Mansfieldfl 1717-1729
NA38844Levinz; William (1671-1747); Mr; MP for Retford 1702-06 and 1708-10 for Nottinghamshire 1710-22 and 1732-431671-1747
NA38873Pinckney; - (fl 1728); Mrfl 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
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