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TitleLetter from William Wenman, Mansfield, to Edward Harley, Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford], Wimpole, Cambridgeshire; 27 Aug. 1716
Date27 August 1716
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionHas attended the funeral of 'old Mr Gace'; has received Lord Harley's letters for Mr Digby and Brigadeer Sutton; reports that 'my Lady Dutchess' [Margaret Duchess of Newcastle] is at Welbeck and is furious about the tenants paying their rents to him [Wenman]; will send money to Sir Robert Child on Lord Harley's account when he has collected £500; is not planning on going to Derbyshire or Staffordshire until he receives the 'wood articles' signed by Mr Soresby but awaiting the signatures of Lord Harley and 'Mr Auditor' [Edward Harley]; is scornful of the comments made by the Duke of Newcastle's counsel Mr Stevenson in relation to an agreement.
Termestate business, Nottinghamshire
accounts, Nottinghamshire
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
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
NA38748Child; Robert (fl 1714-1730); Sirfl 1714-1730
NA38755Soresby; William (fl 1714-1749); Mr; rent collector lessee and wood agent of 2nd Earl of Oxfordfl 1714-1749
NA38919Stevenson; - (fl 1716); Mr; counsel to the Duke of Newcastlefl 1716
NA38920Gace; - (-1716); Mr-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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