Document ReferencePl C 1/55
TitleLetter from William Wenman, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire to [E. Harley] Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford], St James's, London; 29 June 1715. Imperfect
Date29 June 1715
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionDescribes how he and Mr Soresby are trying to persuade the tenants that they should be loyal to Lord Harley as their landlord; mentions their desire for 2 more commissions for the manor of Chesterfield; explains their fears of Farr's opposition and his action against those tenants who are loyal to Harley.

Remainder of letter is damaged, with text loss, leaving meaning obscure; appears to provide drafts for the 2 new commissions at Chesterfield, one for Richard Calton and the other for Thomas Facker.
Termtenants, Nottinghamshire
ConditionPartially indecipherable

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38755Soresby; William (fl 1714-1749); Mr; rent collector lessee and wood agent of 2nd Earl of Oxfordfl 1714-1749
NA38750Farr; Cornelius (fl 1700-1727); Mr; steward to Duke and Duchess of Newcastle and 2nd Earl of Oxford; of Chesterfieldfl 1700-1727
NA38774Calton; Richard (fl 1715); Mr; deputy steward at Chesterfieldfl 1715
NA38775Facker; Thomas (fl 1715); Mrfl 1715
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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