Document ReferencePl C 1/308
TitleLetter from William Wenman to Edward Harley, Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford], Wimpole, Cambridgeshire; 28 Nov. 1717
Date28 November 1717
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionReports a chance meeting with Mr Walter, who asked him to get in touch with the Duke [of Newcastle]'s secretary Mr Forbes about the receipt; writes that he told Mr Walter that he was under orders to deal only with him, and that he asked Mr Walter to inform him when the receipt was signed; wishes to speak to Lord Harley about an Act of Parliament.
Termaccounts, Harley

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA28969Walter; Peter (c.1663-1746); Mr; M.P.; moneylender and agent for nobilityc.1663-1746
NA487Holles; Thomas Pelham- (1693-1768); 1st Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; also 4th Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne; cr. 17561693-1768
NA38948Forbes; - (fl 1717); Mr; secretary to the 1st Duke of Newcastle under Lynefl 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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