Document ReferencePl C 1/234
TitleLetter from William Soresby to William Wenman, 5 May 1716, with reply; 8 May 1716
Date5 May 1716
8 May 1716
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionAsks that Mr Cosens be sent from Wimp[o]le to assist him; hopes to sell the wood in Staffordshire for £5 per acre, and will go there shortly; hopes to sell Linacre Wood for £13 per acre.

Letter addressed 'Dr Sr'; recipient identified by context.

Endorsed draft answer (8 May 1716):

Writes that Mr Auditor [Edward] Harley advocates the immediate sale of the land and will send up draft articles for the sale.

Remainder of letter is damaged, with text loss, leaving meaning obscure.
Termland, sales of

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38705Cossen; John (fl 1713-1738); Mr; wood agent later chief agent of 2nd Earl of Oxford at Wimpolefl 1713-1738
NA1146Harley; Edward (1664-1735); 2nd son of Sir Edward Harley1664-1735
NA38755Soresby; William (fl 1714-1749); Mr; rent collector lessee and wood agent of 2nd Earl of Oxfordfl 1714-1749
NA38704Wenman; William (-1750); Mr; secretary and agent to the Duke and Duchess of Newcastle and the Earl and Countess of Oxford-1750
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