Document ReferencePl C 1/50
TitleLetter from William Wenman, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire to [E. Harley] Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford], St James's, London; 20 June 1715. Imperfect
Date20 June 1715
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionHopes the bill he sent for £500 arrived safely; has spoken to Aslabie who has promised his support; fears that they may get more opposition from Mr Farr; refers to Mr Farr's letter, which he saw while he was at Chesterfield, demanding that the tenants at Barlow do not pay rents to Harley; explains how many people have actually paid and the proceedings taken by Mr Dixon against others that have not.

Remainder of letter is damaged, with text loss, leaving meaning obscure.
Termrents, Derbyshire
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
NA38724Aslabie; William (fl 1713-1715); Mr; agent for Lord Clarefl 1713-1715
NA38711Dixon; William (fl 1713-1718); Mr; lawyer working for Edward Lord Harleyfl 1713-1718
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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