Document ReferencePl C 1/32
TitleLetter from William Wenman, Lincoln's Inn, London to [E. Harley] Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford], Merchant Morley, Essex; 11 Sept. 1714. Imperfect
Date11 September 1714
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionHas received a long letter from Mr Banks, who is zealous in Harley's service, and refuses to be 'baffled' by Mr Farr; mentions that Banks wants 2 other commissions, one for his cousin and the other for Mr Soresby, which Dixon will prepare and send to Harley at Wimp[o]le; comments that Banks also wants a 'General Warrant' for venison, which Dixon thinks he may be due; sends a warrant for Harley to sign as soon as possible [Pl C 1/33]; has drawn up Mr Ward's accounts for 2 years; refers to Lord Pelham's attempt to stall on payments.
Termgame and game birds, venison warrants
employment, requests for
accounts, Harley
ConditionPartially indecipherable

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38750Farr; Cornelius (fl 1700-1727); Mr; steward to Duke and Duchess of Newcastle and 2nd Earl of Oxford; of Chesterfieldfl 1700-1727
NA38755Soresby; William (fl 1714-1749); Mr; rent collector lessee and wood agent of 2nd Earl of Oxfordfl 1714-1749
NA38711Dixon; William (fl 1713-1718); Mr; lawyer working for Edward Lord Harleyfl 1713-1718
NA38752Ward; - (fl 1713-1714); Mrfl 1713-1714
NA487Holles; Thomas Pelham- (1693-1768); 1st Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; also 4th Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne; cr. 17561693-1768
NA38751Banks; - (fl 1714); Mrfl 1714
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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