Document ReferencePl C 1/239
TitleLetter from William Wenman to Edward Harley, Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford]; 26 May 1716
Date26 May 1716
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionEncloses a letter from Mr Soresby [not present] and asks for instructions; reports the arrest of Mr Joseph Gace on the suit of Mrs Wickham, the widow of an attorney from Caster in Lincolnshire, who claims that money was due to her husband from the late Duke; has assured Mr Gace by letter that the arrest was wrongful and that he will be supported; adds that Lady Frances Spencer [later Countess of Carlisle] has left the Duchess [Margaret, Duchess of Newcastle] and gone to her father.
Termlegal cases, Wickham v Gace 1716

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38755Soresby; William (fl 1714-1749); Mr; rent collector lessee and wood agent of 2nd Earl of Oxfordfl 1714-1749
NA38913Wickham; - (fl 1716); Mrs; wife of an attorney from Caistor Lincolnshirefl 1716
NA38739Gace; Joseph (fl 1714-1717); Mr; steward of the Duke of Newcastle and Edward Lord Harley in Lincolnshirefl 1714-1717
NA38719Howard; Frances (-1742); Countess of Carlisle; née Spencer dau. of 3rd Earl of Sunderland; wife of 4th Earl of Carlisle-1742
NA592Holles; Margaret (1661-1716); Duchess of Newcastle upon Tyne; née Cavendish; dau. of 2nd Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne; m 3rd Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne 16901661-1716
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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