Document ReferencePl C 1/291
TitleLetter from William Wenman, Edwinstowe, to Edward Harley, Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford], St James's, London; 29 Jun. 1717
Date29 June 1717
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionRefers to a meeting with the wood contractors at Welbeck; suspects that they may try to pay less for the wood than was in the agreement with Mr Vanes; encloses a list of servants at Welbeck, with notes on the wages paid them by the Dutchess [Margaret Duchess of Newcastle] [not present]; writes that Brigadeer Sutton would like a game licence for Rayton; requests the favour of about 20 small trees for wood for making a wainscot and floor for his house at Edwinstowe.

Remainder of letter is damaged, with text loss; refers in part to a bill for £50 on Richard Marple, who spends each day at St Paul's Vestry.
Termwoods, sales of
game and game birds, licences
building works, houses, improvements

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38813Vane; - (fl 1715-1718); Mr; purchaser of wood from Welbeckfl 1715-1718
NA27265Sutton; Richard (1674-1737); Mr; M.P. Newark 1708-10 and 1712-371674-1737
NA38941Marples; Richard (fl 1717); Mr; merchant of St Paul's Vestry Londonfl 1717
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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