Document ReferencePl C 1/245
TitleLetter from William Wenman to Edward Harley, Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford], Wimpole, Cambridgeshire; 7 Jun. 1716
Date7 June 1716
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionEncloses a letter from Mr Soresby [not present] about the 'outrages committed by her Grace [Margaret Duchess of Newcastle] upon agents and tenants'; expects more trouble when Lord Harley and Mr Auditor [Edward Harley] are not in London as the 'bails' will be unprotected; undertakes to liaise with Mr Auditor; asks Lord and Lady Harley to consider Mr Smith's credentials for the Yoxall courts.
Termdisputes, 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
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
NA1047Harley; Edward (1689-1741); 2nd Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; styled Lord Harley 1711-17241689-1741
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