Document ReferencePl C 1/45
TitleLetter from William Wenman to [E. Harley] Lord Harley, [later 2nd Earl of Oxford], Wimp[o]le, Cambridgeshire; 7 May 1715. Imperfect
Date7 May 1715
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionEncloses a letter from Mr Soresby [not present] about the Derbyshire woods in answer to his [Wenman's] own letter which he wrote according to the directions of Mr Auditor's [Edward Harley]; explains that the duke has a copy of this letter; mentions that they have not received any commands as to what they should tell Soresby about the disposal of the woods; asks whether Mr Dixon will be hearing from Harley; adds that a 'poor fellow' brought him the enclosed bill [not present] of things he says he sent to Wimpole by Harley's orders; explains that he knows nothing of the matter and awaits Harley's instructions.
Termestate business, Derbyshire
ConditionPartially indecipherable

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38711Dixon; William (fl 1713-1718); Mr; lawyer working for Edward Lord Harleyfl 1713-1718
NA1146Harley; Edward (1664-1735); 2nd son of Sir Edward Harley1664-1735
NA38755Soresby; William (fl 1714-1749); Mr; rent collector lessee and wood agent of 2nd Earl of Oxfordfl 1714-1749
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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