Document ReferencePl C 1/25
TitleLetter from William Wenman, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire to [E. Harley] Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford]; 10 Mar. 1713/14. Imperfect
Date10 March 1714
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionRefers in considerable detail to the loyalty of Mr Bristowe; hopes to have removed all his false representations of the 'cause' and sends a copy of the case with Mr Bristowe's answer to it [Pl C 1/26]; believes that that Bristowe will be faithful and will prefer to follow the Harleys rather than Lord Pelham; reports that Bristowe's collection is almost as big as Mr Gace's but his salary is a lot less, which is why the late duke did so much for his family; sends a draft of a letter for Lady Harley to write to Bristowe if she thinks it proper; wants a bond of indemnity put down on him [Wenman] to give Bristowe; thinks Bristowe will continue to support Harley; encloses a letter from Mr Hewett to Wenman, which he asks that Harley pass back to him.

Letter dated 10 March 1713/14.
Termlegal cases, Harley v Newcastle 1714
disputes, family, Harley family and Duchess of Newcastle

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA487Holles; Thomas Pelham- (1693-1768); 1st Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; also 4th Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne; cr. 17561693-1768
NA488Holles; John (1662-1711); 3rd Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne; cr. Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne 1694, 1st Duke of second creation; also 4th Earl of Clare1662-1711
NA38708Bristowe; Thomas (fl 1713-1719); Mr; agent to Edward Lord Harleyfl 1713-1719
NA38717Gace; - (fl 1713-1730); Mr; rent collector and agent to 2nd Earl of Oxford in Nottinghamshirefl 1713-1730
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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