Document ReferencePl C 1/243
TitleLetter from Jonathan Clay, Mansfield; 2 Jun. 1716
Date2 June 1716
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionGives instructions as to a case the Duchess of Newcastle v. 'you' which he has heard of from Mr Launder; has acted on behalf of two woodcutters arrested by Thorpe; comments on Thorpe's actions against Mr Cozens, who is accused of offending 'Her Grace'; asks the recipient to advise Mr Cozens to draw up an account of the wood; gives his opinion on the question of the common right of the people of Calverton in Sansom Wood.
Termlegal cases, Duchess of Newcastle 1716
disputes, family, Harley family and Duchess of Newcastle
estate business, Nottinghamshire

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38741Thorpe; William (fl 1714-1716); Mr; agent to Edward Lord Harley; sometime working for the Duchess of Newcastlefl 1714-1716
NA38705Cossen; John (fl 1713-1738); Mr; wood agent later chief agent of 2nd Earl of Oxford at Wimpolefl 1713-1738
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
NA38917Launder; - (fl 1716); Mrfl 1716
NA38773Clay; Jonathan (c.1685-1724); Mr; attorney of Mansfield; steward of the Manors of Clipstone and Mansfieldc.1685-1724
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