Document ReferencePl C 1/247
TitleLetter from William Wenman to Edward Harley, Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford], Wimpole, Cambridgeshire; 12 Jun. 1716
Date12 June 1716
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionHas paid £250 to Sir Robert Child on account of Lord Harley; undertakes to send the deputation to Mr Smith and to instruct him to receive the rents at Yoxall and to make his accounts to Mr Chappell; assures the lord that he has always trusted in his kindness, and adds that he has bailed the tenants and done his best in the face of the 'outrages of my Lady Dutchess' [Margaret Duchess of Newcastle]; is glad to hear that Lord Harley has escaped an attack from a mob; reminds Lord Harley of young Mr Banks' venison warrant.
Termaccounts, Nottinghamshire
estate business, Nottinghamshire
appointments, manorial
disputes, family, Harley family and Duchess of Newcastle

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38748Child; Robert (fl 1714-1730); Sirfl 1714-1730
NA38761Smith; Charles (fl 1714-1717); Mr; steward of the manor of Yoxall Staffordshire; of Cheadlefl 1714-1717
NA38740Chappell; Robert (fl 1714-1731); Mr; rent collector and agent to 2nd Earl of Oxford in Nottinghamshirefl 1714-1731
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
NA38825Banks; - (fl 1716); Mrfl 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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