Document ReferencePl C 1/504
TitleLetter from William Wenman, Edwinstowe [to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford]; 18 Apr. 1726
Date18 April 1726
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionReports that he is to serve an ejectment on the executors of the late Mr Neale to remove them from the farm at Clipston which Mr Neale had deliberately run down and damaged in the last year of his life; adds that they also owe £150 in arrears for rent of the mill; has taken advice from Mr Wainwright and has left the case with Mr Bannister; mentions the death of Sir Thomas Hewett, reminding the earl that he was a tenant for life at Clipston and asking for instructions as to a covenant in the lease for a payment to his executors after his death.

Recipient identified by comparison with other letters in the same series; addressed 'My Lord'.
Termtenants, Clipstone

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38754Neale; John (-1725); Mr; the elder; of Mansfield Woodhouse Nottinghamshire; Lord of the Manor of Tollerton Nottinghamshire-1725
NA39117Wainwright; John (fl 1726-1727); Mr; lawyer of Lincoln's Innfl 1726-1727
NA38892Bannister; Edward (fl 1723-1729); Mr; attorney of the Templefl 1723-1729
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
NA62437Hewet; Thomas (1656-1726); Sir; of Shireoaks Nottinghamshire; knighted 1719; Surveyor-General of the Office of Works1656-1726
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