Document ReferencePl C 1/499
TitleLetter from William Wenman, Edwinstowe [to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford]; 20 Dec. 1725
Date20 December 1725
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionEncloses a bill for £200 on Samuel Smith [not present]; writes that the Vicar of Mansfield, Mr William Mompesson, wishes to be nominated as a Commissioner of the Land Tax for Nottinghamshire; adds that he [Wenman] requested the same so as to form a partnership against others who would wish to increase Lord Harley's tax burden.

Recipient identified by comparison with other letters in the same series; addressed 'My Lord'.
Termappointments, financial
taxation, land tax
accounts, Nottinghamshire

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38770Smith; Samuel (-1751); Mr; brother of Abel Smith; of Woodstreet and London-1751
NA39114Mompesson; William (c.1698-c.1737); Rev.; Vicar of Mansfield 1722-1737; son of Rev. George Mompessonc.1698-c.1737
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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