Document ReferencePl C 1/255
TitleLetter from William Wenman, Mansfield, to William Dixon at his chambers in Lincoln's Inn, London; 13 Aug. 1716
Date13 August 1716
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionUrges him to send the order for the injunction by return of post; refers to the desire of 'her Grace' [Duchess of Newcastle] to 'make the Country too hot to hold me'; pleads with Dixon to persuade Mr Auditor Harley to procure the help of Mr Digby of Mansfield Woodhouse and Brigadeer Sutton of Edwinstowe; does not trust the 'Remedyes of getting redress for such Acts of Injustice'.
Termdisputes, 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
NA1146Harley; Edward (1664-1735); 2nd son of Sir Edward Harley1664-1735
NA38788Digby; John (1668-1728); Ranger of the Deer at Clipstone Park 1707-?, Verderer of Sherwood forest 1709-?, MP for Newark 1705-8 and East Retford 1713-221668-1728
NA27265Sutton; Richard (1674-1737); Mr; M.P. Newark 1708-10 and 1712-371674-1737
NA38704Wenman; William (-1750); Mr; secretary and agent to the Duke and Duchess of Newcastle and the Earl and Countess of Oxford-1750
NA38711Dixon; William (fl 1713-1718); Mr; lawyer working for Edward Lord Harleyfl 1713-1718
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