Document ReferencePl C 1/264
TitleLetter from William Wenman [to Edward Harley, Lord Harley, later 2nd Earl of Oxford]; 2 Oct. 1716
Date2 October 1716
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionEncloses a 'state' relating to the Forest Keepers [not present], and asks for it to be signed and returned; suggests that they will be better tenants once they are paid; gives details of the arrears payable by John Elsen for his farm at Norton; has paid £275 to 'Mr Auditor' [Edward Harley]; adds in postscript that the Dutchess [of Newcastle] has filed another round of suits in Staffordshire.

Recipient identified by context.
Termestate business, Nottinghamshire
accounts, Nottinghamshire
legal cases, Duchess of Newcastle 1716
disputes, family, Harley family and Duchess of Newcastle

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38928Elsen; John (fl 1716); Mr; tenant of Lord Harley at Norton in Nottinghamshirefl 1716
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
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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