Document ReferencePl C 1/524
TitleLetter from William Wenman, Edwinstowe [to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford]; 4 Jan. 1726/7
Date4 January 1727
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionAsks for news of the receipt of an enclosed bill for £250 on Samuel Smith [not present]; mentions that Mr Bannister has 'set aside Vernon's Judgemt'; writes that Mr Thornhagh is doing some repair work on the house that used to be Sir Thomas Hewett's in order that he may be eligible for the £70; will send an account of what remains to be done when he leaves at Lady Day; requests to become tenant of the house, gives reasons why it would be convenient, and expresses his desire 'to be an entire Dependant on yo'r Noble Family'.

Recipient identified by comparison with other letters in the same series; addressed 'May it please your Lordship'.

Letter dated 4 Jan. 1726.
Termtenancies, applications for
estate business, Nottinghamshire

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38770Smith; Samuel (-1751); Mr; brother of Abel Smith; of Woodstreet and London-1751
NA38892Bannister; Edward (fl 1723-1729); Mr; attorney of the Templefl 1723-1729
NA38872Vernon; Thomas (fl 1717-1729); Mr; tenant of the church in the manor of Mansfieldfl 1717-1729
NA39133Thornhagh; St Andrew (1674-1742); Mr; heir to Sir Thomas Hewett; of Osberton, Nottinghamshire; M.P. for Nottinghamshire1674-1742
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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