Document ReferencePl C 1/30
TitleLetter from William Wenman, London to [E. Harley] Lord Harley [2nd Earl of Oxford]; 7 Sept. 1714
Date7 September 1714
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionReports that the delivery of goods to Lord Pelham has been sent and that Mr Cossen has sent a full account of it; mentions that Mr Dixon has had a long letter from Mr Banks giving an account of the opposition he met from Mr Farr, whose behaviour he thinks is worse than Mr Aslabie's; comments on Farr's actions to the tenants and the problems facing Harley over the rents.

Mentions that Banks writes that he is obliged to promise rent collectors that they will not be removed without just cause; Banks also writes that the Duchess [of Newcastle] is not able to break into Mr Bristowe's collection, except at Norton; is sorry that Farr has acted against Harley and his wife, and hopes that eventually the duchess will see that she should place her trust in her own child.
Termrents, disputes over
disputes, family, Harley family and Duchess of Newcastle

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38708Bristowe; Thomas (fl 1713-1719); Mr; agent to Edward Lord Harleyfl 1713-1719
NA38705Cossen; John (fl 1713-1738); Mr; wood agent later chief agent of 2nd Earl of Oxford at Wimpolefl 1713-1738
NA38711Dixon; William (fl 1713-1718); Mr; lawyer working for Edward Lord Harleyfl 1713-1718
NA38750Farr; Cornelius (fl 1700-1727); Mr; steward to Duke and Duchess of Newcastle and 2nd Earl of Oxford; of Chesterfieldfl 1700-1727
NA38724Aslabie; William (fl 1713-1715); Mr; agent for Lord Clarefl 1713-1715
NA38751Banks; - (fl 1714); Mrfl 1714
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
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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