Document ReferencePl C 1/205
TitleLetter from William Wenman to [E. Harley] 2nd Earl of Oxford; 17 Oct. 1726. Imperfect
Date17 October 1726
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionHas received the earl's instructions regarding the Vernon affair; realises that the earl and Mr Bannister know the details of the case, but briefly repeats the story, which concerns the violation of property rights; refers to the matter of Mr Brockhill; explains that Neale did allow him £30 a year, and that Neale resigned in September 1725; adds that Brockhill got his degree from Edinburgh; discusses whether the earl should nominate Brockhill to the Archbishop [of York] so that he can get a license; describes the possible precedents that may shed light on this matter.

Postscript of letter is damaged, with text loss, leaving meaning obscure.
Termreligious affairs, preaching licences
patronage, ecclesiastical

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38893Blackburne; Lancelot (1658-1743); Archbishop of York1658-1743
NA38754Neale; John (-1725); Mr; the elder; of Mansfield Woodhouse Nottinghamshire; Lord of the Manor of Tollerton Nottinghamshire-1725
NA38872Vernon; Thomas (fl 1717-1729); Mr; tenant of the church in the manor of Mansfieldfl 1717-1729
NA38889Brockhill; - (fl 1726); Mr; minister for Cottam and Sibthorpefl 1726
NA38892Bannister; Edward (fl 1723-1729); Mr; attorney of the Templefl 1723-1729
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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