Document ReferencePl C 1/250
TitleLetter from William Wenman to Edward Harley, Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford], at Mr Morley's house at Gestingthorpe near Halstead, Essex; 17 Jul. 1716
Date17 July 1716
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionRefers to vouchers at Wimp[o]le in the Duchess [of Newcastle]'s hand which prove that she asked Lady Henrietta [Harley] for money, and which will help his defence against the Duchess's allegations; has been told that Lord and Lady Harley will not be returning to Wimple before the trial; writes that he will send someone to procure acknowledgments from them to be produced at the Nottingham assizes; is attempting to get an injunction in Chancery; is highly worried by the situation, but writes that the effort should convince Lord Harley of his service to him.

Writer identified by context and handwriting.
Termlegal cases, Duchess of Newcastle v William Wenman 1716
disputes, family, Harley family and Duchess of Newcastle

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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
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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