Document ReferencePl C 1/282
TitleLetter from William Wenman, St James's, to Ralph Gowland, Durham; 1 Jan. 1716/7
Date1 January 1717
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionAdvises that money in hand and that in arrears should be kept apart for the executors; writes that Lady Frances Spencer [later Countess of Carlisle] has been appointed as sole executrix of the will of 'Her Grace' [Margaret Duchess of Newcastle], but that due to the complexities of the debts and charges she may not take on the burden.

Letter dated 1 Jan. 1716.
Termlegal business, wills, Margaret 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
NA38719Howard; Frances (-1742); Countess of Carlisle; née Spencer dau. of 3rd Earl of Sunderland; wife of 4th Earl of Carlisle-1742
NA38704Wenman; William (-1750); Mr; secretary and agent to the Duke and Duchess of Newcastle and the Earl and Countess of Oxford-1750
NA23896Gowland; Ralph (-1728); Mr; agent of 3rd Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne and 2nd Earl of Oxford in Northumberland-1728
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