Document ReferencePl C 1/2
TitleLetter from William Wenman to [E. Harley] Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford]; 27 Oct. 1713. Imperfect
Date27 October 1713
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionMentions that he submits to her 'Ladyship's' pleasure over the business of his brother, George; refers to the need to repair some of the tenants' houses at Aldborough, and mentions Lord Pelham who has been extravagant in repairing 'the few houses of those who voted for his friends'; reports that the Lord Treasurer [1st Earl of Oxford] believes that something should be done; has mentioned this to Mr Dixon; hopes the order of the Lord Chancellor will produce a nice sum for Lord Harley and his wife; makes reference to Mr Bristow and his intimacy with Dr Cromwell.
Termbuilding works, houses, repairs
legal cases, Harley v Newcastle 1713
ConditionPartially indecipherable

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38708Bristowe; Thomas (fl 1713-1719); Mr; agent to Edward Lord Harleyfl 1713-1719
NA38709Cromwell; - (fl 1713); Mrfl 1713
NA38710Wenman; George (fl 1713-1730); -; brother of William Wenman; minister of Kingsley Staffordshirefl 1713-1730
NA38711Dixon; William (fl 1713-1718); Mr; lawyer working for Edward Lord Harleyfl 1713-1718
NA487Holles; Thomas Pelham- (1693-1768); 1st Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; also 4th Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne; cr. 17561693-1768
NA893Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-17141661-1724
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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