Document ReferencePl C 1/228
TitleLetter from William Wenman to Edward Harley, Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford], Wimpole, Cambridgeshire; 22 Mar. 1715/16
Date22 March 1716
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionIs able to pay £100 to Mr Dixon and to pay Mr Hareby and the Thurley fee farm rent, as ordered; has received £100 from Mr Soresby; has written making sure that John Elsen's wife hands over possession to Mr Cossen; is organising a return in Nottinghamshire; adds that Mr Soresby will be calling in at Wimp[o]le; will establish how long the Duchess is expecting to stay in London; hopes to be in Nottinghamshire soon.

Letter dated 22 Mar. 1715/6.
Termestate business, Nottinghamshire

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38711Dixon; William (fl 1713-1718); Mr; lawyer working for Edward Lord Harleyfl 1713-1718
NA38755Soresby; William (fl 1714-1749); Mr; rent collector lessee and wood agent of 2nd Earl of Oxfordfl 1714-1749
NA38907Elsen; - (fl 1716); Mrs; tenant of Edward Lord Harley in Nottinghamshirefl 1716
NA38705Cossen; John (fl 1713-1738); Mr; wood agent later chief agent of 2nd Earl of Oxford at Wimpolefl 1713-1738
NA38908Hareby; - (fl 1716); Mrfl 1716
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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