Document ReferencePl C 1/305
TitleLetter from William Wenman, the Dove in Katherine Street in the Strand, London, to Edward Harley, Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford], Wimpole, Cambridgeshire; 7 Nov. 1717
Date7 November 1717
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionHas paid £325 on Lord Harley's account to Sir Robert Child; is to see Mr Walter about 'the Duke [of Newcastle]'s Interest money'; mentions that Mr Soresby asks the favour of a doe from Wimp[o]le for Richard Marples.

Transcribes a draft letter 'to the Dean' [Matthew Brailsford, Dean of Wells] for approval: informs him that 'my Lord' is to speak to Mr Cossens about the wood.
Termaccounts, Harley
gifts, deer

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38748Child; Robert (fl 1714-1730); Sirfl 1714-1730
NA28969Walter; Peter (c.1663-1746); Mr; M.P.; moneylender and agent for nobilityc.1663-1746
NA38755Soresby; William (fl 1714-1749); Mr; rent collector lessee and wood agent of 2nd Earl of Oxfordfl 1714-1749
NA38941Marples; Richard (fl 1717); Mr; merchant of St Paul's Vestry Londonfl 1717
NA38852Brailsford; Matthew (-1733); Dr; Dean of Wells 1713; Rector of Hollingbourne in Kent 1694-1733-1733
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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