Document ReferencePl C 1/333
TitleLetter from William Wenman, Edwinstowe, to Edward Harley, Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford]; 17 Mar. 1720/1
Date17 March 1721
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionIs hopeful that the business with the Duke of Norfolk will soon be completed; has heard that Mr Knight of Warsop (one of the Duke of Newcastle's men) 'is for reviving that Controversy ab't Gleadthorp'; explains that the matter was to have been decided by Mr Levinz and 'young Thornhagh' but that it never happened; writes that Mr Oliver Marten is to be asked for his opinion on the case and suggests that the Welbeck Abbey papers be found out; advises that Mr Marten look in Thoroton's 'Book of Nottinghamshire' and 'Dugdale's Monasticon' to find proof that Gleadthorpe was part of the abbey and not the parish of Warsop.

Recipient identified by context; addressed 'My Lord'.

Letter dated 17 Mar. 1720/21.
Termdisputes, property
land, extra-parochial

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38960Knight; Isaac (fl 1721); Mr; of Warsop, Nottinghamshirefl 1721
NA38866Howard; Thomas (1683-1732); 8th Duke of Norfolk1683-1732
NA38844Levinz; William (1671-1747); Mr; MP for Retford 1702-06 and 1708-10 for Nottinghamshire 1710-22 and 1732-431671-1747
NA38967Thornhagh; - (fl 1721); Mr; the youngerfl 1721
NA38713Marten; Oliver (fl 1713-1720); Mr; lawyer working for Edward Lord Harleyfl 1713-1720
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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