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TitleLetter from William Wenman to John Cossen, addressed to Edward Harley, Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford]; 5 Jun. 1716
Date5 June 1716
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionEncloses a letter on the subject of a prosecution by 'her Grace' [Margaret Duchess of Newcastle], of Cossen and himself; asks that 'my Lord' [Edward Lord Harley] be informed; requests instructions about the wood for Kirkby Church and for the people undertaking repairs in Cossen's absence; reminds Lord Harley about the deputation sent about Mr Smith of Cheadle.
Termlegal cases, Duchess of Newcastle 1716
disputes, family, Harley family and Duchess of Newcastle
estate business, Nottinghamshire

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
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
NA38761Smith; Charles (fl 1714-1717); Mr; steward of the manor of Yoxall Staffordshire; of Cheadlefl 1714-1717
NA1047Harley; Edward (1689-1741); 2nd Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; styled Lord Harley 1711-17241689-1741
NA38704Wenman; William (-1750); Mr; secretary and agent to the Duke and Duchess of Newcastle and the Earl and Countess of Oxford-1750
NA38705Cossen; John (fl 1713-1738); Mr; wood agent later chief agent of 2nd Earl of Oxford at Wimpolefl 1713-1738
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