Document ReferencePl C 1/266
TitleLetter from William Wenman to Edward Harley, Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford], Wimpole, Cambridgeshire; 11 Oct. 1716
Date11 October 1716
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionHas received a bill for £400 for the wood from Mr Soresby, and will pay the same to 'Mr Auditor Harley' [Edward Harley]; refers to £200 to be paid to the goldsmith for the 'Gold Tea Kettles', which he cannot do until Mr Gace sends him his return; as to the lawsuit brought by the Dutchess [of Newcastle] against Wenman, writes that Lord and Lady Harley need to be examined and that this can be done at Wimp[o]le; gives names of the commissioners, and asks when might be the best time; adds that Mr Cossen is asking for orders as to the Clipston Park fence.
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
NA38755Soresby; William (fl 1714-1749); Mr; rent collector lessee and wood agent of 2nd Earl of Oxfordfl 1714-1749
NA1146Harley; Edward (1664-1735); 2nd son of Sir Edward Harley1664-1735
NA38717Gace; - (fl 1713-1730); Mr; rent collector and agent to 2nd Earl of Oxford in Nottinghamshirefl 1713-1730
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
NA1048Harley; Henrietta Cavendish (1694-1755); Countess of Oxford and Mortimer; née Lady Henrietta Cavendish Holles wife of the 2nd Earl of Oxford1694-1755
NA38705Cossen; John (fl 1713-1738); Mr; wood agent later chief agent of 2nd Earl of Oxford at Wimpolefl 1713-1738
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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