Document ReferencePl C 1/276
TitleLetter from William Wenman, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford]; Oct. 1716
DateOctober 1716
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionWrites that he and Mr Cossens have split up to avoid generating suspicion by their presence near Orton; states that he can reach Mr Cossens at Stilton within three and a half hours; adds that Mr Cossens will come to Wimpole the next day if he hasn't heard anything from Lord Harley; mentions that there is a messenger on standby should anything happen.

Letter dated 'Monday afternoone'; endorsed 'End of October 1716'.

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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
PL36118/Orton Longville/Huntingdonshire/England
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