Document ReferencePl C 1/271
TitleLetter from William Wenman, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford] at his house near St James's Palace, London; 18 Nov. 1716
Date18 November 1716
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionThanks Lord Harley for his gracious answer to his last letter; refers to a 'Vile combination among the workmen', about which Mr Cossens was to write; also refers to some stolen wood; awaits instructions to come to London.

On the reverse: lists the names of seven tenants in Wimpole who have not paid their rents, and comments on their circumstances.
Termestate business, Wimpole

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
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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